I’d been meaning to try this Lebanese place ever since Alex kept saying how good it was, following lunchtime trips almost every Friday with his work colleagues at his old place. This is THE place that converted Alex to a fan of all Lebanese food, rather than just a consumer of the odd kebab – yes, you get Lebanese kebabs too. It’s a middle eastern cuisine with regional influences rather than just a Turkish dish.  Stumbling across the newest branch in Bath – I didn’t realise they’d spread out across the UK so quickly – our lunch destination changed. The interiors, which run right through the restaurant, are always vibrant and fun. The patterned tiles, fun prints and pinups, and traditional ornaments and hats on…

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A couple of weeks ago now I jumped on a National Express coach down to Bath to see Char,  my best friend from uni. Overdue a huge catch up, I was heading down a little earlier than the other girls so we could have some time together before the wedding planning resumed full steam ahead – she’s getting married next March. With an afternoon to explore, we headed for lunch before letting the inner explorer out and heading to explore the Botanical Gardens. The gardens were beautiful. Very peaceful and quiet. There were times we felt like if we stepped over the bridge or up the stairs we’d stumble across the secret garden. A magical place undisturbed by others. Still chatting the whole way round,…

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Last weekend was the last bank holiday before Christmas – scary stuff! I booked two days off this week so I could have a lovely long 5days off to cram some of my summer wish list in. Amazing few days … Saturday I went to dance at Pineapple Dance Studio. The 11am beg hip hop class is fun and gets you moving, brings your confidence back whilst also helping you keep fit and do exercise. Love it! I then got ready and headed to Alex’s for the evening. We watched the Arsenal match at Josh’s before having a few drinks and heading on a night out. We went to Cargo in shoreditch – the first time Lucy and I had been there – was so…

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