Ah summer…the season of long days, sunshine, mildly warm northern weather and cocktails!
Despite not being a big drinker, I was delighted to be invited to The Bassano Bar Manchester on the eve of its first (month) birthday. Launched on 21st June 2017, this Hacienda styled pop-up is the brainchild of Dave Marsland and Nick Hopewell-Smith and is in collaboration with the well-known UK restaurant chain Pizza Express.
Located on the up and coming First Street you’ll find the Italian influenced Bassano Bar standing out from the crowd, with its all glass exterior and gorgeous lavender blooms inviting you in for a closer look. Accompanied by my gorgeous date for the evening (my wife), we made our way down on a quiet Thursday evening after the post-work rush to try some of the menu, and I instantly fell in love.
It has been a hectic six months since focusing more energy on blogging, and through highs and lows I’ve made it to the half-year mark.
To celebrate and ease myself back into blogging life after taking an extended break, I wanted to share a few things I’ve learnt and loved on this wild ride!
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to collab with DYLON on a Spring Spruce tutorial for homeware and I enjoyed every second, so when I was asked to do a collab mark II I jumped at the chance!
It’s almost Mother’s Day, and what better time than to gift something handmade to the lovely women in your life?
Blue skies, warm winds and pastel pink blossoms are a sure sign that spring is well and truly upon us.
Whilst it’s not my favourite season, I can’t deny that I love the chill in the air, the budding new nature and everything else associated, so join me as I run through the things that I love about spring.