Month: June 2013

Burn baby burn: Liquor and burn review

A little bit of a different kind of post from me today but one that kind of makes sense if you know me. My weekends and free time is generally spent seeing my friends, watching gigs, and enjoying some good food and drinks and quite often all the aforementioned are jam-packed together to make a fantastic day out! The last 2 gigs I’ve been to have been Lana Del Ray at Manchester Apollo and most recently Rihanna on Thursday at the MEN in Manchester. And before both my musical partner in crime and I took a trip to the Northern Quarter to stuff our bellies and enjoy some cocktails before the show. I love the NQ as the quirky restaurants aren’t your usual chain restaurants, the food is amazing and doesn’t cost the earth and the choice of cocktails always go down a treat. Our restaurant of choice recently has been Lust Luck Liquor and Burn in NQ. A sister chain of amazeballs burger restaurant, Almost Famous, Liquor and Burn is a Mexican restaurant with …

Festival Fashion: Tie-dye made easy

Well, Glastonbury is a mere 2 weeks away and I am currently obsessed with the weather. The Met Office is currently my most visited website and I am praying each evening to God/Allah and Queen B for sunshine. All the magazines feature what to wear lists and which looks you should rock, however with rain potentially on the horizon, I need a fashion fix that can stand the test of time. And mud. And rain. Enter tie-dye. With a nod to the 70’s when you look back on Glastonbury pictures from times gone by, fashion took a back seat and it was all about the music. This is still the case, however looking good is still an essential seeing as all the pics from the weekend will be available for all and sundry to see on Facebook/Twitter, probably even here on my blog. That’s why this year I plan on attempting to channel the tie-dye trend. Its effortless, slightly vintage and easy to throw on. If you are planning on DIY tie-dye, men’s oversize tees …