Florentinos – Heart Shaped Pizza, now that’s Amore!

We headed to Carmarthen, which claims to be one of the oldest towns in Wales, with an expectation to have a lunch in one of its quaint Welsh cafes serving up bowls of cawl. Instead we stumbled across Florentinos, an Italian restaurant serving up generous portions of pasta and pizzas cooked in their wood fired pizza oven! Continue reading Florentinos – Heart Shaped Pizza, now that’s Amore!

SupercalifragilistNick – An Interview with Nick Evans, the Resident Director of Mary Poppins!

Locally Sourced …. This January, I was very privileged to have a chat with Nick Evans, the Resident Director of the hit musical Mary Poppins. Nick, originally from Swansea now tours the world, he has worked on shows such as Billy Elliot and Jesus Christ Superstar, but when he’s in his home town he likes nothing more than a Joes ice-cream or a pint in his old haunt, The No Sign Wine Bar in Swansea Continue reading SupercalifragilistNick – An Interview with Nick Evans, the Resident Director of Mary Poppins!

Franco’s at Frolics – Southerndown

We have been going to Franco’s for the last couple of years since it opened in its new premises in Sotherndown in 2014 and I openly admit to being a big fan. So what it makes Frolics so special? For us, a lot has to do with the owner and front of house himself, Franco.  He is very much a family man and welcomes children to … Continue reading Franco’s at Frolics – Southerndown

The Five Bells in Wickham – a Great Stop off the M4 by Newbury

We hate stopping at services, so instead we’re always on the look out for an alternative place to stop for a break. The Five Bells in Wickham is just 5 minutes from junction 14 on the M4 and is a lovely family friendly cosy pub, serving up delicious grub. So much better than services! Continue reading The Five Bells in Wickham – a Great Stop off the M4 by Newbury