The other night, we were flicking through Netflix and happened upon a documentary entitled ‘A Year in Burgundy’ that followed the winemakers of Bourgogne for a full year in their vineyards. I’ve really developed an interest in winemaking and wine tasting over the past few years. We were lucky enough to visit Bourgogne and spend not a quite a year, but a weekend in Burgundy whilst at my friend’s wedding a couple of…

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Every now and then, I love a good labour-intensive meal. It’s amazing to just lose yourself on a Sunday in a recipe, especially when you have great memories of the meal that you are making. Growing up, my parents were both teachers which meant that we we lucky enough to go on a lot of family holidays. For years, every October half term, we would head off with my godparents and…

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I never knew you could go paddleboarding on the Thames. So when I was invited to go along to try it out on a sunny September day with a bunch of friendly folk, I couldn’t help but jump and accept the invitation. It was even more lovely to be able to bring my boyfriend’s sister, Dyanne, too, who was in town for a family wedding. (Thanks to the Tenderstem team…

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On our first night in Menorca, we headed away from the seafront in search of good steak and I remembered that I had bookmarked one with great reviews on my TripAdvisor app: Es Forn de Torre Soli Nou. So, we headed down a dark lane somewhere between Es Migjorn Gran and Alaior following signs for ‘Torre Soli Nou’. The restaurant is brilliantly signposted once you are down this lane, so…

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