It feels like it’s been a long time since Manchester has had a new restaurant and bar opening that I’ve been genuinely excited about. Having seen the pre launch images of Grand Pacific, I was even more certain that I had to pay a visit to the newest Living Ventures project, based in the building of the old Reform Club on Spring Gardens, at the top of King Street, Manchester. The building itself is beautiful and totally in keeping with its neighbours on Spring Gardens and King Street. The Grade Two listed Venetian Gothic style building is quite captivating, with…

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Although I have always been brave with changing my hair colour and style, I’ve always been quite conservative when it comes to my hair. My colours have always ranged between brunette at it’s darkest and white blonde at it’s lightest. Most recently, I have headed back to where I feel the best and that’s an uber blonde shade with ashy tones and some root stretch, which I feel is the most flattering to my colouring and personal style, plus the upkeep of having a root stretch is so much easier when it comes to having it coloured and touched up.…

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Shopping from the comfort of your own home has become quite the thing over the last decade or two. I remember ringing up a TV channel to order a must have make up product and was amazed at how you didn’t even need to put a bra on to go shopping. Ideal World has reached it’s 17th birthday, which not only frightens me to death that online and TV shopping has been happening for so long, but it also makes me really happy to know I’ve supported the channel for so long. In fact, it was my Nanna who introduced…

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Although I have spent countless hours of my life walking through airports, it’s exceptionally rare that I get chance to experience the airport properly. Heading out on holiday back in February gave me the ideal opportunity to spend some time with what Manchester Airport Terminal One had to offer. World Duty Free kindly arranged for me to experience having a personal concierge service with the lovely Joseph, who made sure that all my needs were met. The concierge service is only offered at London Gatwick and London Heathrow at the moment so I was very spoilt. Once I’d passed through…

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As a girl, we have a lot to do to keep ourselves looking preened to perfection. I don’t think the boys realise just how easy they have it! Life is a constant cycle of hair, nails, lashes and the more intimate treatments that not only make us look good, but feel good as well. I spend a lot of time and money on my hair and especially now I have limited movement, I need someone else to help keep my hair looking at it’s best, so more frequent trips to Barn//It in Manchester will be occurring. I have three other…

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