The sleepy vegetarian

Providing you with in-depth reviews on the hottest hotels, restaurants and experiences in Nottinghamshire & further afield!

by fiona duncan

Physiotherapy with Arcadia

10.01.2018

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Bottomless brunch at st james hotel

24.10.2019

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Mojito time at Revolution, Hockley

The Mojito box comes with everything you need to create Mojitos for yourself, delivered right to your table… In true Revolution style, this innovative idea really does work- gone are the days of ...

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Fire & Ice Facial @ Angels Twelve

The Fire and Ice Facial is a popular treatment amongst A-list Hollywood celebrities right now including Halle Berry and Gwyneth Paltrow and is the bestselling treatment at the Four Seasons, Beverley H...

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Do Yoga with Debs

This year I decided to reconnect with a favourite of mine that I have been doing for years but somehow lost along the way – yoga. Debs O'Brien runs a fantastically different kind of class based i...

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The Botanist West Bridgford

There is a place that blends the old and the new. A place for horticulturists to document their latest discoveries.  For brewers to formulate new concoctions and of travellers to quench their thirst....

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Going For Gold With The Starflower Company

Having met Caroline Beasley recently through my business network, I was interested to know more about the wellness packages she offers through her business The Starflower Company- a name that intrigue...

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Afternoon Tea @ Lace Market Hotel

I had the recent pleasure of sampling afternoon tea at Nottingham's recently refurbished and reopened Lace Market Hotel and a delightful experience it was too... I decided I'd take my mum with me, ...

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Highlights at Twilight with the Urban Escape

The Urban Rooms within Urban Escape based in Crown Plaza Hotel, Nottingham recently opened their doors to showcase their brand newly refurbished spa facilities and with that launched some amazing spa ...

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Flutter Nottingham

When asked by Lauren Parsons, the local representative for Flutter Nottingham, whether I’d like to have eyelash extensions, my first reaction was a little hesitant, having never had them before and ...

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Cooking Experience with Vietcentric

Vietnamese food and culture is something I have never tried or experienced - until now.... Vietcentric recently opened in the newly regenerated Snienton Market area of Avenue B and is the new ventu...

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Yew Lodge & Marco Pierre Whites New York Italian

The Best Western Premier Yew Lodge Hotel sits nestled in the heart of Kegworth Village, Nottinghamshire not far from East Midlands Airport, giving it an instant USP... Excitingly Marco Pierre White...

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Beaut-ology

I first met Gul Bains-Khosa at a high profile charity dinner at a well known Indian restaurant in Nottingham, as she was offering complimentary henna body art to guests,  which was a nice touch to th...

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The Kitchen At The Cross Keys Epperstone

Visiting The Kitchen At The Cross Keys is like stepping back in time to the days when village country pubs welcomed you with open arms, a roaring fire greets you and the food is traditional, unpretent...

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Stay & Sail Days With Viking Mariners

Sailing- something I have never done and if I'm honest something I have tended to avoid ever since having a bout of sea sickness on a ferry to Ireland, but then the sea was very choppy and is notoriou...

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Feel The Fear....And Do It Anyway....

Alison Hollingworth's strap line is 'Coach, Trainer, Inspiration' and that she most certainly is... Stating that she herself lived life the 'wrong way round' according to tradition, getting married...

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Chino Latino & Park Plaza

Park Plaza has been situated in Nottingham for as long as I can remember and so when I was offered the chance to stay the night to have a nosy at their rooms,  I of course obliged.  Having attended ...

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Dolcino

A recent visit to newly opened Dolcino located in the Market Square, Nottingham certainly opened my eyes to a new trend that seems to have arrived here in the UK over the past year or so- dessert bars...

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De Vere Venues East Midlands Conference Centre & Orchard Hotel

A hotel based on and around a fruit…the apple.  Something very original, unusual and new to me- yet it works so well. The Orchard Hotel based at the East Midlands Conference centre site of the N...

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A Retreat To Remember at Horspools

As a business owner I am sure many of you can relate to the fact that you just 'keep going' and often forget to take sufficient breaks, holidays and well general 'me time' and I am no exception, so wh...

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Very Beautiful with Veri Luci

Air base makeup is the product that International make-up artist Lucy Faddoul specialises in and so when I was asked if I would like to try it out, of course I said yes! We waited to book my appoin...

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The Rolls Royce of Office Chairs; The Humanscale Freedom

'The Freedom', designed by Niels Diffrient for Humanscale, really is the Rolls Royce of the ergonomic task chair world. (BIFMA Excellence rated, which is as highly certificated as you can get in ergon...

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