GIFTED: Esquires; CATERING menu

Esquires Coffee house in the Coventry Transport Museum has been one of my favourite cafes in Coventry this year. It’s pretty big, and usually busy during the day, meaning it has a great buzz about it. They do lovely food and a tasty cup of coffee. It is a small chain, which prides itself on…

Sponsored; Zero Store

Last year, Birmingham saw its first Zero waste supermarket, The Clean Kilo open in the Custard Factory in Digbeth. It has been successful, but for me it was just to far to regularly travel to. So when I heard that others had had the frustration, and set up a mobile version in Coventry and Warwickshire,…

Sponsored; Go Ape Coventry

This Easter, Go Ape at Coombe Abbey country Park is opening. I was lucky to be invited along for a preview of the course on Friday with other press and bloggers from in and around Coventry. Coombe Abbey is a beautiful country park on the outskirts of Coventry, which is a wonderful place to go…

Gifted experience: Palms Bar, Coventry

I have lived in Coventry for 8 years, and it still constantly surprises me. And to be honest it surprises me how I rarely go out of my comfort zone. I love independent businesses, but I somehow feel more comfy in the big standard chains. I find them comforting in their mundane regularity. But when…

Gifted; Etch and Pin, Coventry pin badge.

Okay, I admit it, I am totally obsessed with pin badges, and I also love where I live, so when I found out that there was a Pin badge maker in Coventry, championing the city, you can imagine I was rather excited! Every month, Etch & Pin release a new pin badge, based on something…

Gifted experience; Edu Prints Plus

With a child at school, we all worry about their learning. Are they reading enough, are they developing their imagination, are they having a good balance of subjects. When I discovered EduPrintsPlus, I was thrilled to see that they not only did inspirational quotes, but timestables and vocabulary prints. Placed in her reading corner, next…