Chinese bbq ribs

Have thrown myself heavily into bbq season this Summer (or braai season rather when you live with a South African). These beauties have become a recurring feature as they're just so delicious and go down a treat especially when you've got a few people coming round. Get however many pork ribs you want, they're great…Read more Chinese bbq ribs


Hash House

After a month of Ramadan austerity followed by an Eidy splurge in Dubai last weekend, I was in the mood for a balanced compromise between the two last weekend. The prospect of a full brunch was terrifying to both my liver and bank balance so me and my mate date decided on Hash House in…Read more Hash House

Vinoteca Barcelona

I've enjoyed a few visits to Vinoteca Barcelona over the past year, a relatively new addition to the Bahrain dining scene. On previous occasions i've quaffed huge goblets of Spanish gins brought to the table on a nifty hostess trolley where you can select your tipple and garnishes, who doesn't love a bit of gin…Read more Vinoteca Barcelona

Ladies Wot Brunch

One of the most popular and regular social engagements around these parts is brunch, not the coffee-juice-eggs-benedict-leisurely-read-of-the-papers type brunch that I was more au fait with before moving here. No no, this is an altogether more weighty endeavor where one must wear something one hasn’t just rolled out of bed in and prepare oneself for…Read more Ladies Wot Brunch

Ode to a Barnet

I’ve always had issues with my barnet and more specifically what hairdressers try to do to it. My latest venture to the salon has brought all those painful disappointments flooding back so a cathartic rundown will surely help the healing process? It’s always, as every hairdresser I’ve ever let at it has reminded me, been…Read more Ode to a Barnet

What Is The Perfect Life Balance?

Bless me father, it’s been too long since my last proper blog post! The timing of that has coincided coincidentally with me starting a new job. Any creativity I possess has been redirected and procrastination time has been massively cut but a window of space over the festive period has opened up, a new year…Read more What Is The Perfect Life Balance?

What To Do This Week #8

Now in its 10th year in the grounds of City Hall, the continental Christmas markets make a festive return to Belfast until 21st December. Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas for me without a wander around the twinkling huts filled with delicious smelling fare from sweet crepes and bubbling raclette to mouthwatering Pofitjes and gamey wild…Read more What To Do This Week #8