I’ve always been extremely lucky when it comes to my skin. I’ve had so few spots, and if I do get one it goes almost as quickly as it arrives. Blessed be my skin, I suppose everyone has got that one good thing they love physically.
However, I don’t get lazy about it. I still like to treat my skin and as my Mum ALWAYS said it’s prevention not cure. I love skin care that makes you feel like you’ve done a little work for it. A process. I used to be more of a sucker for novelty stuff but as I’ve gotten older I like to think I know what works best on my skin. Which for reference is pretty normal, but also gets so sweaty in hot weather which stops me wearing a lot of make up, no doubt that helps with the lack of spots. So what do I use to attempt to keep my skin looking youthful and fresh?
Let’s be fair by now pizza deserves to be it’s own food catergory. A catergory of one glorious food stuff made from dough, tomatoe, cheese and an array of delicious toppings. It’s an absolute staple and a necessity to a busy life schedule. A grab and go, an easy bite amongst friends, something to please all.
Fortunately for us Manchester is home to a variety of pizza places, that cater from traditional to the slightly less traditional. I want to share my top three choices with you.
I don’t know about you, but I bloody love brunch. For those that don’t know brunch is defined by Merriam-Webster as “a meal usually taken late in the morning that combines a late breakfast and an early lunch”. What is better in this world than having a time for food between breakfast and lunch. Previous to brunch 11am had no purpose except to remind us how long along ago breakfast was and how far away lunch still is, then some clever so and so went… WAIT… we could be eating right now and so brunch was born!*
Since realising the joyousness of brunch I have dedicated myself to discovering the best brunch joints in Manchester. Now the way the restaurants seem to come and go in Manchester my work is never truly done, but I wanted to share my top three picks so far and to invite you to maybe join our new Manchester Brunch Club?
Yesterday was International Women’s Day. A day where women and men come together to focus on the issues women face daily across the world, to speak up and stand out. Declare that they will not stand for it. They will proclaim that they are part of the fight to change the laws, stereotypes and oppressive attitudes that plague how women are represented.
Here are a couple of my favourite tweets from the day….
It feels longer but a whole week has passed since the Forever Manchester Birthday Party 2017, months of planning culminating in one night of fun, awards, performances and most importantly a chance to bring our corporate supporters together with the communities they help fund.
THE FOREVER MANCHESTER TEAM 2017
It is an amazing project that after three years it keeps on getting better. Each time I do this event I feel more confident and more renewed in its purpose. The atmosphere isn’t like the usual awards do’s, there is a fun and uplifting feeling of spirit.
The wonderful thing about Manchester is the wide and varying options when it comes to eating out and now another another delight has come on the scene to bring us all the ramen.
Shoryu is a Japanese restaurant specialising in authentic Hakata cuisine and opened up in November right slap bang in Piccadilly Gardens. The first one outside of London, as it should be!
With my student years not far behind me I have fond memories of making endless amounts of noodles to feed my hangovers and sustain me through my studies… this is not the kind of noodles Shoryu have the kind of time for.
This is a new section on my blog where I’ll look to interview people from different sectors of the event industry and throw in the odd tip or two myself.
My first interview is with Laura Capell, who some may know for her writing of “Event Management for Dummies”. Laura has also had an incredible career and was the Managing Director at Sledge a London based events agency, she did this within a few short years of working there. Her impact on the industry also led her to being chosen as number 36 in the Event Top 100 in 2015.
She’s now left Sledge to start up her own venture “No more ifs or buts”. This interview is to talk about her progression in the industry, what she thinks of how it’s changed, what it’s like for new people coming into it and most importantly her newest project.
How long have you been in the events industry?