Why the HP Sprocket is a must have for any event

Take a printer on a night out.  Are you mad?! Nope. Have you seen the HP Sprocket?  It is tiny.  It literally fits in your hand, and therefore your handbag, making it the perfect accessory for any night out.   I first saw them last year but as is typical with me, by the time I

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Enjoying a weekend not a million miles away from home

Mini-breaks. Great aren’t they, but can somehow still a bit of a fag?   We have always loved the idea of enjoying a weekend away not a million miles from home so we can feel we have done something with our weekend, yet not spent it on the motorway.   No point checking in to a gorgeous

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My top tips for Black Friday shopping

It is that time again, Black Friday is almost upon us.  The day after Thanksgiving in the US, where the nation, in a turkey induced coma has the energy to do nothing other than begin their Christmas shopping.  It is also known as World TV Day, though I am not sure if that is because

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There’s more to Ascot than just the horses

  When you think of Ascot, and racing, what do you think about? June?  Sun shining?  What colour will Her Majesty’s hat be today?  All valid questions, but do you ever consider that there is more to Ascot than just the one “Royal Ascot Week”. We are lucky enough to live just a few miles

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Giles Coren. Again

  It is rare these days that I get so incensed that I stop what I am doing and start bashing out a blog post.  Ferociously bashing away at the keys, raging inside so much that the words spill out onto the screen and I hit publish the instant it is finished.  But here we

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I made a gin!

  And I dont mean in my shed, or in the bath, or at the kitchen sink. Blogger Gin has been a year in the planning.  I cannot begin to tell you how complicated it has been but this week it finally happened! Bloggers spend an awful lot of time talking about gin, so I

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So the Roux brothers have banned photographing their food

  <massive eye roll> I mean, seriously boys? For those that don’t know there was an article in The Evening Standard this week that quotes Michel Roux I’m really getting so upset about people taking pictures. We put up a card at the door saying ‘No photos, please’. I mean, what are they doing? Maybe

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