In my last post, I spoke about bucket lists and how there is nothing remotely interesting on mine. This wasn’t a joke – I genuinely don’t think I have one thrill-seeking bone in my body (my bones prefer lying in bed watching Netflix). This is why when I was offered the chance to do a bungee jump a couple of years ago, it was a firm no. I mean, I’m all for trying new things, but do I want to die? No thanks. However, when I was recently invited along to review the new Go Ape experience in Coventry, I decided that was something me and my bones could probably just about handle.
A wise woman once said “There is no better way to spend an afternoon than with a good friend and afternoon tea”. Okay it wasn’t a wise woman; it was me. But still, I think they’re wise words and unless I come up with anything more profound then I would be happy enough with them as my epitaph.
Because I so strongly believe the above to be true, I was too excited last week when I was invited along to visit the new Laura Ashley tearoom in Coventry. After all, surely the only thing that can improve a normal afternoon tea experience is the added bonus of quaint Laura Ashley decor and styling. View Full Post
Now, as it’s my hometown, I’m allowed to say this: Coventry hasn’t always been all that great. Yes, we have a faaaancy cathedral, a really good Primark and, er, ME – but one area it’s seriously lacked all of my life has been its bar and restaurant scene. Thankfully, the influx of students and the new City of Culture win has led to several new venues springing up in recent years. And last week, I was invited along to the opening of the latest: The Botanist. View Full Post