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  • Bad Marketing: Sainsbury’s Hate Lesbians (though probably not)

    Oh Sainsbury’s, we were getting on so well when we were chatting on Twitter the other week. Earlier in the week at a Sainsbury’s store in Brighton a lesbian couple were asked to leave after another customer complained about them kissing. The store security guard told them that another customer found them ‘disgusting’ and said they […]

  • Perfect Rum Punch

    Need a perfect rum punch recipe? Or just need a really easy cocktail recipe to impress your friends. Well, you’ve come to the right place. We have one amazing rum punch recipe from our favourite Caribbean restaurant in Moseley, Birmingham, the Carib Grill (don’t judge them on their website). We love the owner, Clyde, who […]

    Serving suggestion for the perfect rum punch: From a jar, with ice and a load of cocktail accessories!
  • The Tom Selleck Cake Returns

    Last week, just before I was about to go on holiday, I received a comment on this very blog, as well as a message through Facebook, regarding a cake I made to celebrate my buddy, Laura’s, 30th birthday. The message was a request to use a photo of the cake on the CBS show, The […]

  • Phones 4U in administration

    I’m rather surprised at the news that Phones 4U has gone in to administration. Not because I thought they had a water-tight business model, but because it was only a matter of weeks ago that I was approached about applying for a role with them as Content Manager. When asked what the objective of the […]

  • Twitter Chat with Sainsbury’s

    I’m converted! Grocery shopping is an unnecessary evil of the modern world and I’ve become increasingly infuriated with Asda’s poor fruit and veg quality (mouldy lemons, peppers that looks like a spider has been living inside them, squishy spinach) and I don’t have a local Tesco, so I’ve actually become quite fond of Sainsbury’s and […]



Hi there, I’m Jo, early thirty-something, living in glorious Birmingham, UK. I like travel, cocktails, improvised comedy, autumn and baking. I dislike people blowing their noses in public and hogging the middle lanes on motorways. Thanks for stopping by. Swing by any time. Open 24/7.