• Bournemouth
  • Velo Domestique, Bournemouth

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    This cafe has been on my ‘to-do’ list for ages. I know, I know, I keep banging on about my list but it’s quite literally as long as my arm. I follow Velo Domestique on Instagram and Facebook and it looked like my kind of place, I mean, smashed avo’, coffee, cake and bikes, what’s […]

  • Portsmouth
  • Carluccio’s – a taste of Italy

    Carluccios, Chichester, Brighton, Terminal 5, Heathrow restaurants, Heathrow cafes, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Portsmouth restaurants, Gunwharf Quays restaurants, Chichester restaurants, Terminal 5, Heathrow, FB Pocket Orchestra, spaghetti carbonara,

    As you enter any Carluccio’s you are faced with a shop full of wonderful Italian goodies. Coffee, chocolates, wines, biscotti, cakes, olive oils etc., They all look so good you want to buy each and every one of them to take home. This was our first visit to Carluccio’s in Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, which is relatively […]

  • Portsmouth
  • Rosie’s Vineyard, Southsea, Portsmouth

    UPDATE: see bottom of post In all the years Rosie’s Vineyard has been in Portsmouth (since 1982 in fact), it’s rather odd that I’ve never ever been there. I don’t know the reason why. I suppose I must be mad. Knowing that the fantastic FB Pocket Orchestra would be playing there today, we decided to […]

  • Weekly Treats
  • This week’s sweet treats: 01/08/2014

    Banana & carrot cake, Gili Islands, Indonesia, Stansted Tearooms, Stansted Park, Stansted House, The Pavilion, rhubarb & elderflower sponge cake, rhubarb & elderflower, Belvoir raspberry lemonade, chocolate & pecan brownie, Restaurant 69, FB Pocket Orchestra, Palmerston Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, Horndean, Blendworth Fabrics, bakwell tart, Jumbo Stroopwafel, Stroopwafel, Daelmans caramel stroopwafel, Compton Tearooms, West Sussex,

    What better way to start your Friday than with our weekly round-up of some of the many sweet treats we’ve eaten this week. 1. Banana & carrot cake from Kayu Cafe on Gili Trawangan, Indonesia.  Helen saved it from a watery grave as she ran for her boat and slipped, dropping everything into the water. 2. […]