Eating in Kingston with a toddler in the evening

I learnt something about eating in Kingston with a toddler. By day, there are endless opportunities and places to visit, with many dishes on offer for small appetites as well as big. But the one big hurdle, we had it when we visited Kingston a couple of weeks ago, was where we could eat with…

We visited The Hornby Centre and Emily loved the trains!

Last month, Sam, Emily and I visited The Hornby Centre in Margate. For those who are unfamiliar, Hornby are a huge part of toy history in the U.K. and worldwide. Producing some of the most iconic train toys and collectibles, the Hornby Centre is a fan favourite for anyone who has interest in trains. It…

Meal Planning in 2019

Sam already has nicknamed me “Dannii the list,” for my annoying lists that I insist on writing up, then ticking off tasks as I go along. I love my lists because they are so useful, not just in my personal life but in my professional work life too. These lists also fall under the meal…

I went to Kaspas and I loved it,

If, like me you’ve been to Kaspa’s in Broadstairs, you’ll know what the fuss is all about. Kaspa’s are a chain of exciting new dessert houses that offer the world’s favourite hot and cold desserts under one roof. Their emphasis is on high quality desserts, good customer service and an overall amazing dining experience for…

I think you should watch Three Identical Strangers…

Last year a film was released called Three Identical Strangers by Channel 4 and the film premiered at the 2018 Sundance film Festival where it won the US documentary special jury award for storytelling. This year, Channel 4 showed the documentary on tv. I had read an article about these three identical strangers earlier this…

A Chinese & Thai Foodie Fakeaway Eve with Friends

Who doesn’t like a takeaway? Chinese, Thai, Indian, curry, fish & chips, cheeky Nando’s, pizza, burgers, kebab – the options are endless. Us brits love them. You only have to sit and watch tv and notice the endless stream of adverts that can confirm this – JustEat, Deliveroo, Dominos. It’s easier to eat in, than…

Tin Star is back!

The epic thriller featuring English actor Tim Roth has returned for its second series on Sky Atlantic. Same as the year before, you can either download all now to watch as you please, or watch it week by week. Tin Star, if you’re not sure, is a slang term for a sheriff in the United…

I’m just caught up with Luther..here are my thoughts

I’ve just caught up, finally, to Luther season 5. To say I was a little disappointed with it, is an understatement. Previous seasons have always been so deliciously suspenseful, with a gripping storyline, but season 5, I thought it would be just as good, but for me, it was a little drab. I know, I…

Birthday Cake bakerdays Review

Who doesn’t love cake? Marie Antoinette once famously said, “Let them eat cake,” and cake we shall eat. I love cake, it’s cake! I don’t think you need much more convincing than that, but cake is a need, a must really for almost all occasions, not just celebrations and birthdays. A few weeks ago I…

Food best shared with family & friends

The weekend before last we had family and friends over for Sunday lunch. It’s been a few weeks since we’ve seen everyone. Christmas was a quiet affair, we barely saw anyone. I think only now I’m slowly catching up with everyone of my own friends, everyone is just so busy cracking on with the new…

I had to rewatch all seasons of Luther, before I started season 5

I love Luther. I love Idris Elba. He’s brilliant. The part was written for him. Really, no other actor could play the character as well as him, which is no surprise really that the casting team couldn’t find an American actor who could compete with the English actor. If you’ve been on a different planet…