Black History Month Wales 2015

After living in South Wales for the best part of 8 years now you’d think I would know about events like this. Not only do I work in Cardiff Bay but the month-long celebrations for Black History Month have been taking place over the last 3 weeks and I haven’t even noticed. Full of cold, snivelling and feeling sorry for myself I thought it would be a good idea to start Saturday early and get out of the house for a while. Pumpkinella as-per usual was wide awake at around 6:30am so leaving the house at 9:30am was a pretty […]

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Beefeater Review Coldra Newport Cardiff 2015

I love cooking but equally love eating good food so I’m always in search of child-friendly places to take our family in order to enjoy a break from my normal kitchen duties. I also want my daughter to develop good restaurant manners (she’s somewhat lacking at the moment) and really the only way to do this is to try and find restaurants that make the family dining experience a pleasant one. Here’s look at one of my new child-friendly places to eat, the Beefeater restaurant in Coldra is just off the M4 by Newport. It’s got a great atmosphere, relaxed, but polished, and the staff go […]

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