Another day, another wine festival. I’ve recently written about the South African Wine Festival that I went to, but this one popped into my inbox just after I got back from Sicily and I thought that a Sicilian Wine Festival was the perfect excuse for a girls night out and to learn more about the wines that I had enjoyed on holiday. The evening didn’t start out well. Due to…

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Back in May just before I went to Italy, I spotted a South African Wine Festival at Vivat Bacchus, a great wine bar in London. I love wine. And I love South Africa (ok not quite yet as I’ve never been, but my boyfriend is from there and I love him… so that’s the same right?!). Anyway, I really wanted to go to the wine festival, so we did. It…

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On the last day of my last job, I had one final thing to accomplish. I had never been to The Ring¬†at Southwark¬†for their famous hot dogs, aptly titled ‘Huge Pole’ and ‘Big Dog’. You can imagine the titters amongst the group. We went and tried and enjoyed. The hot dogs are pretty big, so we shared the sides between two mostly. The pub isn’t super exciting, but I’d definitely…

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I love a casual evening that involves no trains, Tubes or buses or getting caught in the rain. One where you decide where to go at 9pm, call and book and are sitting with a glass of wine by 9.30pm. That’s the beauty of London – all of the little neighbourhood places. West Hampstead is one of my favourites. On Saturday night, we did just that. We wandered down to…

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