ᵃᵈ A little bit of self care goes a long way! A well needed time out at the spa is restorative, relaxing and a little bit of luxury that can put you back together when you need it most.
Southampton Harbour Hotel now have luxurious Temple Spa treatments available at its spa and they invited me to a skin therapy workshop, something they call a Spa’rty!
Guided facials were the order of the evening and I left feeling calmer and with a very pampered, clean, glowing face.
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ᵃᵈ* How often do you get a whole day to yourself, responsibility free, and getting pampered?
No, I know, not that often, so when they come around you’ve got to make the most of them!
Recently the team at Southampton Harbour Hotel were unbelievably kind and invited me to try out HarSPA, a beautiful zen zone packed full of tranquil treats.
This spa in central Southampton is a real hidden gem in the city. Take a look because everyone needs a little luxe in their life now and then and this might be just the right escape for you, it certainly was for me!
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How hard is it to find unique gifts for that special someone? You know, that person that’s super difficult to buy for, the one that has everything. I always find that a local Christmas market is usually the place to buy a gift for these people you might get stuck trying to find a gift for.
The third annual Etsy Festive Market in Southampton was the biggest yet!
Local independent Etsy makers showcased some incredible gifts in real life in The Spark Building at Solent University.
Continue reading “Etsy Made Local Festive Market Southampton 2019”
Southampton’s old archaeology museum has been transformed into a new arts space by A Space Arts with the support of a whole host of funders.
FINALLY! The city has been crying out for more art spaces, culture and a step away from the huge chains that fill our high street. While they have their place in Southampton, the city lacks balance – now is the time for more independents, retail and places for live music.
Take a look at this fantastic new addition to the city centre…
Continue reading “Art, coffee and history at God’s House Tower in Southampton”
[AD*] Who doesn’t love seeing awesome places, feats of nature and people doing extraordinary things pushing themselves to the absolute limit?
Adventure film festivals are a form of escapism for me, it gives me travel ideas and it’s one of my favourite ways to spend an evening.
When the team at Offshore Film Festival invited me to an evening of ocean adventure through a program of films focusing on the world’s best diving, surfing and sailing I, of course, said HELL YEAH!
This was the festival’s first time in Southampton, but this is its third year touring Europe and the UK. Here I give a little insight into my evening and the short films.
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AD* Ahem, I’ll try to muster my best Miss Trunchbull voice, you’ll have to use your imagination…
See here you maggots, you filthy lot need to head down to Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre to see the newest arrival in town, Matilda The Musical, or I’ll put you in the chokey!
Only joking, although you would be mad to miss this enchanting show, it’s on until 6 July 2019.
Continue reading “The revoltingly excellent Matilda arrives at Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre”
It’s not everyday that you can say you’ve taken an alpaca for a walk! Take a look at the wonderful experience I had at Hensting Alpacas in Brambridge, Eastleigh. And yes, of course, there’s A LOT of cute alpaca pictures. Continue reading “Walking with Hensting Alpacas”
GOGA! Downward facing…goat?🧘🏼♀️🐐🧘🏼♀️Recently I experienced goat yoga, aka goga, for the first time. Here’s a post that will help you find out more about this fun new variety of yoga, as well as including plenty of cute pygmy goat pictures!
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There’s nothing like treating yourself to a pamper, especially when you’ve been busy, a little time to yourself goes a long way!
Recently I was invited to spent a day at the Eforea Spa in the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl in Hampshire* to rest, relax and unwind. Take a look at my day…
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There’s nothing like a good nights sleep, and recently I had a wonderful bit of shut eye when I was invited* to experience the Hilton Hotel at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton.
Come take a peek at my room with its stunning view and comfortable bed…
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