Eating in Verona

Verona has absolutely mega massive Bill Shakespeare vibes. The bard quilled not one, but two bloody plays based in this Italian city. You’ve got ‘The Two Gentlemen of Verona’ and the lesser known ‘Romeo and Juliet’. It’s perhaps this link to Verona which made it appeal to me, you see I’m actually from Solihull —Continue reading “Eating in Verona”

We need to talk about hand sanitiser

Look, we’ve discussed face masks until we’re blue in the face… (See what I did there? More often than not people are wearing those blue face masks. It is indeed a strong start.) …the argument seems to sit pretty squarly on whether you believe: A) They are used to prevent you firing globules of infectedContinue reading “We need to talk about hand sanitiser”

Restaurants are dead – good

That’s right, restaurants have no place in a post COVID-19 world, and frankly, it’s a good thing. Restaurants are bad. They’re bad for all sorts of reasons which I’ll explore later in this thought piece, but fortunately a global pandemic has hopefully put an end to them. As a result of Coronavirus the eating landscapeContinue reading “Restaurants are dead – good”

Cornerstone – Hackney

“A cornerstone is literally a stone at the corner of a building. It’s an important stone, so it also means “the basic part of something,” as in, the cornerstone of the suffragette movement was getting women the right to vote.” Not my words, the words of vocabulary.com. The suffragette movement is an interesting angle forContinue reading “Cornerstone – Hackney”

The Woodsman – Stratford-upon-Avon

The Woodsman – the man of wood, woody. Sometimes erections are referred to as ‘wood’ aren’t they? ‘The Erectionman’ – probably wouldn’t work as the name for a restaurant, the soft launch would be confusing and they’d never get your mum out of there. ANYWAY, I was looking for something to do for our firstContinue reading “The Woodsman – Stratford-upon-Avon”