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Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, London, Restaurants and bars, South

Ben’s Canteen, Battersea

Love it or hate it Valentines Day is upon us. In truth, I’ve always loved Valentines Day because I’m a BIG SOPPY SOFTIE (even though lollllllllllllllll this is the first year ever I’ve had a boyfriend for it) but I do appreciate that others despise all the red hearts and pink satin. HOWEVER. The gorgeous Ben’s Canteen in Battersea has exciting menus that cater for all, whether you j’adore it or abhor it! Just a hop, skip and a jump from Clapham Junction  ...

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Feel-Good

What My Anxiety Actually Feels Like

Today is Time To Talk Day. Instigated by the folk at Time to Change, the idea is to encourage people to be open and discuss their mental illnesses without being hampered by fear of discrimination or by shame. The truth is, SOOOOOOOOOOO many people I know struggle with their mental health, and whenever I write one of these posts about my own tussles with my brain (most recently when I was super low over christmas) or wrestling with my Anxiety GoblinĀ I usually get a few messages from people  ...

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Culture, London, Theatre, Theatre

Le Gateau Chocolate- Icons

I love me some drag. Something about drag queens just speaks to my soul. I don’t know whether it’s the glitter, the sass or the wholehearted embracing of being outside of the normal, but I just love it. I have eaten up season after season of Ru Paul’s Drag RaceĀ and the unbelievable beauty of these Queens. However, a couple of weeks ago at Soho Theatre, I experienced a new kind of Drag. Something more raw and more real, yet still absolutely dripping in sequins and sass. And  ...

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Before the madness of panto and festivities took over my brain, I took a little trip Oop North to visit a couple of my dearest chums, and to meet their newest addition to the family, Baby Beatrice. Staying at their house means great food, wonderful conversation, raspberry picking and breathing in huge lungfuls of delicious Yorkshire air before reluctantly leaving, with a heart bursting with love. Catherine and I got wellied up and took Baby Bea for a day out at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.  ...

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