A review by Anushka of The Maven and their new festive tasting menu.
As University of Leeds’s gigantic Christmas tree went up in Beech Grove Plaza a few days ago, it was almost impossible to ignore the smell of hot chocolate and Bratwurst sausages drifting over from the […]
David Nixon’s OBE version of The Nutcracker performed at the Leeds Grand Theatre is a dream-like fairy tale for children and adults alike. Tchaikovsky’s iconic score creates a perfect backdrop for the ballet dancing. The […]
Your local town centre has put up the Christmas lights, Costa and Starbucks have changed their disposable cups to winter versions and you’ve probably already scoffed a few mince pies. For some, Christmas is the […]
London is one of the best cities to visit any time of year, but there is something special about the city at Christmas. With so many fun and festive activities going on the city, there […]
With December fast approaching, so does the annual question: what advent calendar do I get this year? Studies prove that a chocolate a day improves your wellbeing. Even though being a University student at this […]
Lighter than a proper Christmas cake, but just as fruity and alcohol-sodden. Don’t be put off by the amount of ingredients, you can always swap the nuts or dried fruit for others you prefer […]
These tasty festive treats are made using simple and affordable ingredients. They are gluten free (to help avoid that Christmas bloat), and the only sweetener used is honey, which is much more nutrient-dense than refined […]
Festive fun is amongst us as the temperature plummets and the layers are pulled out of the closet for the long haul. But the perks of the winter season cannot be forgotten. As we reach […]
December has passed by in a blur of mulled wine, Christmas lights and general festive merriment. Sitting down to write this post I was actually confronted with the thought ‘Where did the time go?’ which […]
I’m writing this from bed, clad in the most hideous of multi-coloured jumpers and thinking of excuses to relieve me from a night out. Because the truth is this: despite the twinkling of Christmas lights […]
The festive season has sprung upon us once again so whether you like it or loathe it, its time to up the ante and inject some festive glamour into your evening look.