6 facts about the NEW Hotel Chocolat cafe in Belfast 

Hotel Chocolat opened its doors opposite Belfast City Hall a couple of weeks ago and we have sourced some facts about the continued expansion of the Hotel Chocolat brand. The new Belfast opening is their first café in Ireland. They are offering a unique coffee blend exclusive to Hotel Chocolat. The site beside/under the Linenhall […]

Finding my Spring/Summer style at Bloomfield Shopping Centre

Finding my Spring/Summer style at Bloomfield Shopping Centre The sun is out, our traditional good weather week in May has arrived, and just as I’m getting out last year’s Summer fashion, Bloomfields in Bangor invited me along for a shopping spree to find my fashion picks for guys for Spring Summer 17. Last week I […]

The confessions of a sometimes chocoholic

Yes I said it, the confessions of a sometimes chocoholic, although the ‘sometimes’ word is questionable these days!  Remembering Easter as a child always brings back memories of a lot of Easter Eggs, the buttons eggs, the jelly tots eggs, the yorkie eggs or the early years of the Cadbury’s Creme Eggs. Mostly very simple […]

Finishing touches by @hotelchocolat

There’s still time to make your Christmas table decor look extra special this year with some Christmas chocolate themed finishing touches from Hotel Chocolat. Check out the amazing selection of fabulous Christmas themed chocolates at Hotel Chocolat in Belfast city centre including the cutest little penguin selfie chocolate slabs, enchanted forest chocolates and traditional chocolate […]

The ultimate guide to shopping in Northern Ireland 

With Christmas only a few days away and most of us having stopped work for the holidays, it’s time to indulge in some last minute Christmas shopping for friends, family and even a year end treat for ourselves.Whether you’re looking for designer clothing or searching for unique souvenirs, Northern Ireland can tailor your shopping experience […]

Menarys|Tempest relaunch menswear and WIN a travel pack!

I’ve teamed up with Menarys|Tempest as their menswear blogger to check out the latest men’s fashion to arrive in selected Menarys|Tempest stores this Autumn. The local department store have introduced a whole range of new brands to their menswear departments in selected stores this Autumn. And it’s not all about fashion either, men’s grooming has […]

Cocktails and canapés and creatives Oh My!

COCKTAILS AND CANAPES AND CREATIVES OH MY! On Thursday 13th October, SYNERGY STUDIOS opened its seafront doors to welcome new and exciting collections from over 60 talented makers, featuring fashion, art, jewellery, homeware and crafts. All made right here in Northern Ireland. Showcasing the concept store’s variety of artistic design in an intimate display, bringing the Synergy vibe […]

Father’s Day gift ideas

Is he or isn’t he the hardest person to buy for? Every Father’s Day, Birthday and Christmas, if you’re anything like me, you’ll end up scratching your head the day before wondering what on earth to get yer da! Above everything I mention here, I know one thing that my dad would want. That would […]

The Curious Wedding Market

St George’s Market is enjoying a busy and successful fortnight as the hugely popular Twilight Market brought over 18,000 people through the 120 year old market building over 2 nights this week. The following night it was announced at the NI Tourism Awards that the Twilight Market from last year has won the award for […]

Twilight Returns

The St George’s Summer Twilight market brought a taste of the continent to Belfast last night with an evening market packed full of local businesses. There was a lot to enjoy, from craft beer to artisan food, local makers and artists, and a superb mixture of the faces you already know from the weekend market […]