Feature: 5 Drinks To Try For Dryathlon

After over-indulging during the Christmas period, it’s easy to do what most people do and go on a crash diet, take up a gym membership, or both! But why not choose to do Dryathlon (AKA. Dry January) instead? It’s a great way to improve your health whilst raising money for Cancer Research UK, a charity very close to my heart. It involves not touching a drop of booze for the whole of the month. Yup, not a single drop! Once you sign up, you are committed to see it through to the end and I find it very motivating, especially when the donations come rolling in. Tempted? Well, it’s easy to sign up; details of how to are at the bottom of this post. Continue reading

Feature: The Cubans Have Arrived in Southampton @ Revolución de Cuba


You know the score by now; I get wind of a new eatery opening in my hometown and I just have to register my interest 😉 . I’ve a friend who is a DJ at the Alma de Cuba in Liverpool (another restaurant of the same chain) and I loved all the videos he posted on social media of the exciting Latin parties at the weekend. Cuban food and Latin dancing sounded right up my street, so I just had to go! Continue reading