Asda’s Super Summer Picnic Range

The Great Outdoors So it's mid-August already but there’s still plenty of time to make the most of what’s left of the summer. Plus we all remember how good the weather gets in September from back in the school days, sitting in the 'greenhouse' assembly hall on the first day of term. What better way... Continue Reading →

Stretching the Heart Muscles

Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke | Wake Up & Walk “Oh the Shame!!” Right so you park up at Asda or wherever and you head in to pick up a bit of shopping, milk, bread, roll on deodorant, light bulbs etc and to your absolute disgust, there before your eyes is a fellow shopper... Continue Reading →

Linkedin | Starting to Connect

Now admittedly LinkedIn is a more recent addition in my quest for social media world domination and so is still fairly new to me. However, "the grown up of social networking" is not only the world's most popular social media channel for professionals and entrepreneurs, it's now one of the biggest generally, with some pretty... Continue Reading →

Name that Beer

Multi award winning Browns Bonds Hill Group Chef Patron Ian Orr and Northbound Brewery owner David Rogers have joined forces to create a new beer but there’s one missing ingredient - its name. This specially crafted beer is a refreshing lager that is a perfect accompaniment to food.   Made with Irish malt and Bohemian hops,... Continue Reading →

Summer Slushie at Ground Espresso Bar

The sun was out in Belfast today so I called into Ground to try one of their iced drinks they've brought in for the Summer. This one is a peach & summer berries flavour slushie, blitzed in the blender with ice and topped with a handful of little fruity millions chews. Refreshingly sweet and great... Continue Reading →

Hot Igloo

Working in Belfast city centre coupled with living not too far from it means that most of my eating out is done in the middle of town. So it was a nice change to be asked by 1vision PR (thanks folks) to try out a still very brand new restaurant up in Glengormley. Another plus... Continue Reading →

Checking in at Hotel Chocolat

Could you possibly have grabbed a better spot to open any type of shop never mind Ireland’s first Hotel Chocolat Cafe! Right at City Hall where Donegall Sq East, North and Wellington Place meet. This has to be one of the most prime locations in town. Hotel Chocolat has been around since the early 90s... Continue Reading →

Jazz & Fizz at Bert’s

Bert's Jazz Bar, part of the now world renowned 5* Merchant Hotel have themselves a brand new afternoon tea menu with a twist. A selection of bite size savoury treats to nibble on and a glass of prosecco to wash them down with. Sounds fantastic! Nic and I were very fortunate to be asked along... Continue Reading →

Father’s Day Feast

So I'm a Dad. A challenging and incredibly rewarding job, but unfortunately the pay is crap. Once a year though we get our wee day. An excuse if ever one was needed to treat myself to something tasty. Fortunate timing then that Asda sent me out a couple of pretty mean looking steaks to have.... Continue Reading →

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