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”

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”

Eating food in Bristol

Bristol – where you go when you leave London but you’re not edgy enough to move to Birmingham. Not my words, the words of Russell Howard*. *Russell Howard did not say this. Recently I had a free weekend, and whereas normally I’d spend this sat on my arse, watching football and ordering at least twoContinue reading “Eating food in Bristol”