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in Couples Getaways, Lifestyle, Travel

A Review of the Rena Spa at the Midland Manchester

I do love a good spa day and find that since having kids, they are more precious than ever before (the spa day, not the kids)! We are lucky here in Manchester, that there are some amazing spas in the local area and recently I got to enjoy the new Rena Spa at the Midland.

I’ve enjoyed a spa day at The Midland hotel before, but the spa has been taken over and utilises a new range of products and treatments and I was lucky enough to be invited to try them out…

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in Food Lovers, Restaurant Reviews

Wagamama Vegan Menu Review – Printworks, Manchester

Let me start this post by saying that I am not a vegan. I was a vegetarian for a long time, so my meat intake is fairly low and like many people these days, I’m considering my personal impact/footprint on the world, so trying to live a more balanced and thoughtful life. I’m a foodie and love this wave of vegan interest, as it means brands and restaurants are seriously upping their game and coming out with flavourful alternatives. A far cry from 15 years ago, when I was a veggie and at best I’d get offered a tomato pasta bake and generally lived off of Lynda Mcartney sausages during my teenage years. So when The Printworks Manchester invited me and a few of the WeBlogNorth gals to try out the new Wagamama Vegan Menu, as part of #Veganuary, I jumped at the chance because a) I love Wagamama and frequent there often and b) I always glance at the vegan menu but am worried I’ll be left disappointed…

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in Interiors

Finish a room with lighting accessories

One thing I already look back on with our renovation (which we only did 2.5 years ago) and regret not spending more time on, is lighting accessories. I never really took the time to fully design each room, right to the point of how we’d finish a room with lighting accessories (bulbs, switches, lamps etc). I’m now working back through each room, readdressing the lighting and finishing touches that are so important to make a room feel complete…

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