A few weeks ago, I was lucky to be invited for a sneak preview tour of the new and soon to be opened Artist Residence Hotel in Bristol. Much anticipated, the hotel sits on a corner plot in Portland Square in central Bristol, not far from the bustling Stokes Croft and handy shopping at Cabot
I call Bristol home. I’ve lived in or around Bristol since I was 11. My parents moved us from Somerset to a village 5 miles outside of the City, so I could go to a good secondary school. For me, Bristol back then was a place to visit on a Saturday to hang out in
Harvey Nichols came to Bristol 10 years ago, and to my shame I have never dined there. As I don’t frequently visit Cabot Circus to shop, I find it all too busy and overwhelming, Harvey Nichols wasn’t on my radar. So when Dan and I were invited to visit the restaurant to try their new Winter menu, we intrigued as to what it would be like.
Last week I booked myself in for a cut and colour at the new Trevor Sorbie salon in Bristol. I was excited about getting my bad dye job sorted, and to see how the new salon looked. What I hadn’t expected was to come away feeling emotional, that a simple hair do, could make me
It’s not often I get excited about a new pop-up in Bristol, but when I heard that Ren London was involved in a pop-up with Ottowin Footwear, I needed to get down there – fast. I’m a long time fan of Ren’s clothing and textiles, in fact I’ve recently interviewed her for the Sisterhood Camp
Temple Cycles has recently opened a new shop in a shipping container near the dockside in Bristol. Their neighbours include a Yoga studio, an Ice Cream specialist, a Cheese deli and a Barbers. At Wapping Wharf there is an energy about the place that inspires you to take your time and enjoy the space. Recently
Autumn: rusts, oranges and browns. Warm woolly jumpers and soft needle cord. Discovering your favourite new scarf and getting outside and enjoying this wonderful season. Yesterday I did just that. Taking my beloved Temple Cycles bike out for a spin around the harbour. This season I am loving to wear colours that reflect the season,
This weekend was spent dodging the rain and keeping it slow and steady. With the first week of term, and the back to school alarm clock, we want this first weekend of September to be really slow paced. After the morning at home, we ventured out to the botanical garden for a wander around the