Author: Laura

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East Street Lanes

Well, we’ve got ourselves a central bowling alley. And not before time many would say. East Street Lanes is the creation of the Steamin’ Billy group, who have already branched...

Julie May Lingerie

I was approached by Julie May to review their new lingerie collections when I was pregnant. I was really excited about the idea of a comfortable but attractive collection for...

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The Tree, Leicester

The Orange Tree is dead, long live The Tree! One of my longest standing watering holes closed its doors recently, and has undergone a refurbishment under new owners. The Tree...

Leicester City Festival 2019

The City Festival was launched yesterday, in the slightly stuffy environment of an 18 metre plastic dome on Jubilee Square. After on and off drizzle across the afternoon, the sky...

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The Geese & Fountain

It’s more than two years since I last wrote about the Geese & Fountain in Croxton Kerrial. However, on reflection, it seems we behaved precisely the same on this visit...

The Great British Beer Festival 2019

Diversity at GBBF

“Diversity has defined this year’s festival” GBBF 2019 These were the words of Catherine Tonry, organiser of the Great British Beer Festival 2019. Held at the gigantic Olympia, London, the...

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Treetop Adventure Golf, Leicester

We’re getting more and more city centre activities opening these days, and the latest is Treetop Adventure Golf in Leicester’s Highcross Shopping Centre. This family friendly venue boasts two adventure...

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A meal fit for a king?

The Boy and I love a good fix of Indian food every now and again. We were delighted to be invited to the newly launched Maharaja’s Retreat in Nottingham this...