Let’s Do Lunch at The Swine That Dines

Now here’s a first; two firsts in fact. This is the first time I have done a second Let’s Do Lunch article at premises still run by the same owner, and it is the first time I have eaten in a restaurant named after me – how flattering! My first visit was in January 2016, […]

Leeds International Festival 2018 – Farewell Until Next Year

The second year of Leeds International Festival opened with a pink town hall and Vessels at Canal Mills and closed with a colourful party at Live Arts Bistro. In just 15 days, 20,000 people attended at least one of the 50 Leeds International Festival events.  From talks to live performances, to catwalks and exhibitions, these events […]

FITted – Leggings With a Difference

FITted clothing – entrepreneur Joe Gibson launches leggings for real life gym bodies. There’s no doubt that when it comes to fitness trends, the last few years have seen a huge rise in weight training, female fitness and the popularity of intense workouts from spin to HIIT and CrossFit. The knock-on effect of this shift […]

Independent, ethical new beauty brand, MEMI, launches in Leeds

Rosie O’Brien assesses the effectiveness of a variety MEMI’s cruelty-free, professional standard cosmetics, all vegan except for just two products which contain beeswax.  The company has been founded by 21 year olds Millie Watson and Jack Thompson, who spent two years sourcing the perfect formulae for their brand, always with the aim of offering luxury at […]

Surviving the Apocalypse with Moose Knuckles

Thursday the 7th of December saw the exclusive launch of Canadian outerwear brand, Moose Knuckles, at Accent in the Queens Arcade. Pink Gorilla and Hairy Lemon organised a post-apocalyptic themed party to welcome the stylish brand to Leeds. Jagermeister sponsored the event and guests were treated to some unique blends. I must say I was […]