Masa–the Japanese restaurant in Bristol


On Thursday evening we were due to take our Latvian exchange student out for dinner before he leaves on the Friday (YAY to having the house back to ourselves again) but he decided to go and say goodbye to his school friends so we decided to treat ourselves to a meal out. I went to…

The Star and Dove–Totterdown, Bristol


I read the lovely Essex Eating review of this ‘gastro pub’ a few weeks ago and we’d mentally bookmarked it as a place to try next time we fancied eating out. I’d sent the review to Matt as well and when he emailed to say that he was free that night and did we fancy…

And now for some frivolity – eyeball decorations


I’ve recently purchased some new eye shadow palettes and have been trying out a bunch of new and exciting colours around the eyes. I’m quite pleased with some of the results.       Monday – Nars Cordura Duo Colour – bronze and brown sparkle.   Tuesday Urban Decay 15 Anniversary palette – midnight 15…

Photography course at Documentary Image


Today I did the worst thing a contractor can do, I took a day off work! But it was all in a good cause as I went on a photography course. And it was awesome. For as much as Si is a professional and takes amazing photos, trying to learn from him is like trying…

Whoooaaah, what was that you say? A weekend? A riot?


There appears to be some craziness going on in Hackney Central as I type, and there were further riots and general mayhem over London this past weekend. From starting in Tottenham and now moving to South London’s Brixton and now onwards to Hackney Central. It makes a different to it being Bristol but it’s utterly…

Things for walls


I am rather liking this art print from Rockett St George – it feels nice and appropriate for many things. And this print from a swedish artist on Etsy This Famille Summerbelle print of London is pretty famous now and now comes in Red. I still prefer the turqoise. And you can’t beat a good…