The Dancing Jug

3 August 2011 4 Comments

As I enter the Dancing Jug I immediately notice the warm and welcoming air that fills the room. Continue Reading

Champions Restaurant, AFC Bournemouth

2 August 2011 No Comments

It’s been a while since I’ve had a traditional Sunday roast, so I decided to visit AFC Bournemouth’s Champions Top Floor Restaurant to give theirs a go. Continue Reading

Blink and you miss it! Show Tell Pop Up Shop a medley of creativity

1 August 2011 No Comments

A gathering of local creatives came together at ‘The Show and Tell Pop-up Shop’ event this weekend to showcase a huge array of hand-made artisan goods in former Bournemouth nightclub, Crank. Continue Reading

Bournemouth Food Drink Festival 2011 leaves a good taste in the mouth

1 August 2011 No Comments

Delicious smells filled the air in Bournemouth Square this weekend as the town’s first Food and Drink Festival took place. Continue Reading

Six Feet Under Bournemouths first death convention

29 July 2011 No Comments
Bournemouth goes 'Six Feet Under'

From the 12th-14th of August, Bournemouth Triangle will transform into a deathly scene of hearses, as the first ever ‘Six Feet Under’ convention makes its controversial debut. Continue Reading

Round 3: Secret Wars back in Bournemouth

28 July 2011 No Comments
Secret Wars at The Winchester Pub, Bournemouth

Secret Wars dubbed the fight club of the creative world is returning to Bournemouth next month for round three of the live art event. Continue Reading

Bournemouth Candlelight Nights 2011

27 July 2011 No Comments

Candlelight Nights 2011 kicks off  at 6.30pm tonight with the Mayor of Bournemouth, Cllr Chris Rochester, paying the Lower Gardens’ bandstand a visit to cut the ribbon and mark the event’s opening. Continue Reading

First ever Bournemouth Food Drink Festival this weekend

26 July 2011 No Comments
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The Mayor will be joining residents and tourists this weekend to taste a variety of local delights at Bournemouth’s first ever Food and Drink Festival, taking place in the Square. Continue Reading

Bournemouth wins record-breaking 11 Green Flag awards

25 July 2011 No Comments
Bournemouth wins record-breaking 11 Green Flag awards

Bournemouth’s parks and gardens have won the town a record-breaking eleven Green Flag awards today. Continue Reading

Extreme balance sport slacklining hits Bournemouth

25 July 2011 1 Comment
Extreme balance sport 'slacklining' hits Bournemouth

Although still pretty niche in the UK, the new and unusual freestyle sport of slacklining came to Boscombe beach yesterday and proved very popular with the public. Continue Reading

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Lotus Lounge


I don’t know a single person that doesn’t love a good Chinese, or a good bargain for that matter and the Lotus Lounge appears to satisfy my hunger for both.

Jacks Restaurant, Kings Hotel

Jacks Restaurant, The Kings Hotel

There was much hoo-haa when Gary Rhodes put his name to two restaurants in Christchurch: Rhodes South and King Rhodes (now The Jetty and Jacks Restaurant). But two years later, he was gone, and as I walk through a street filled with eatery after eatery, Im left wondering who needs Continue Reading

Mint Leaf

Mint Leaf Poppadoms

India is known for its excellence in both cricket and cooking, and Dorset cricketer Raj Naik is currently making the transition from cricket ground to kitchen, with the opening of his first ever Indian restaurant, the Mint Leaf in Bournemouth.

Loch Fyne


The drive up to Loch Fyne, in Poole is like driving through a fairytale, the enchanted road of The Avenue, underneath the tall, never-ending trees makes for a beautiful journey, at the end of which is upmarket Canford Cliffs, one of the few places I’ve seen where they still have Continue Reading

Richmond Classics


Richmond Classics is synonymous with Bournemouth, and having won countless awards for its achievements in fashion, it has become a favourite store for trendy Bournemouth inhabitants and visitors alike.