A Facial With A Difference At DestinationSkin Cardiff

Destination Skin

A few weeks ago I went to the DestinationSkin Clinic in Cardiff for a facial and for a few reasons it was completely unlike any facial I've ever had before.The clinic is tucked away on the first floor in Cardiff's House of Fraser and to be honest, you have to know it's there to find it.Checking in at the desk was more like going to

I Could Get Used To Champagne Afternoon Tea!

A few weeks back all my daughters were home in Cardiff for the same weekend and so we'd planned a double birthday celebration girls'day out.We started off with a few cocktail teapots in Revolucion de Cuba and then mosied on over to The Park Plaza feeling just the nice side of squiffy. We were booked in for their Champagne Afternoon Tea and I'm really glad

The Tower Gatehouse Chepstow – Wow!

Tower Gatehouse near Chepstow

A few months back I received a lovely email telling me I'd won a competition run by Simply Chateau.I hadn't actually won the first prize of a week for the family in a Chateau in France but I had won a weekend in a 13th century property called The Tower Gatehouse near Chepstow.Now anyone who knows me and my blog knows there's nothing I like

Afternoon Tea at The Park Plaza Cardiff

I've just come back in the house after a simply scrummy Afternoon Tea at The Park Plaza Cardiff! Such a civilised affair, oh so delicious and as Miranda's friend would say 'Such Fun!'. Mr. C was a bit outnumbered as the Laguna Kitchen & Bar  seemed to be 'The Place' to go for girly gatherings and there were numerous tables where the glittery pink cupcakes

Kidney Stones – What a Pain!

It's funny how experience helps understanding. The last few weeks have taught me a couple of things: mainly that I'm definitely not getting any younger and that I can now relate with total sympathy to those who are teased for over-egging the pudding when it comes to describing the problem of passing a kidney stone.In the run up to Christmas it's always nice to look