by Fiona Duncan-Steer

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Fire & Ice Facial @ Angels Twelve

Fire & Ice Facial @ Angels Twelve

The Fire and Ice Facial is a popular treatment amongst A-list Hollywood celebrities right now including Halle Berry and Gwyneth Paltrow and is the bestselling treatment at the Four Seasons, Beverley Hills and I can see why… A non-surgical, non-evasive treatment which focuses on resurfacing […]

The Botanist West Bridgford

The Botanist West Bridgford

There is a place that blends the old and the new. A place for horticulturists to document their latest discoveries.  For brewers to formulate new concoctions and of travellers to quench their thirst… A pleasant and perfectly descriptive introduction to brand newly opened nature inspired […]

Going For Gold With The Starflower Company

Going For Gold With The Starflower Company

Having met Caroline Beasley recently through my business network, I was interested to know more about the wellness packages she offers through her business The Starflower Company- a name that intrigued me in itself… Caroline is a holistic therapist trained in various types of massage […]

Afternoon Tea @ Lace Market Hotel

Afternoon Tea @ Lace Market Hotel

I had the recent pleasure of sampling afternoon tea at Nottingham’s recently refurbished and reopened Lace Market Hotel and a delightful experience it was too… I decided I’d take my mum with me, being as taking afternoon tea is the perfect mother -daughter activity and […]

Highlights at Twilight with the Urban Escape

Highlights at Twilight with the Urban Escape

The Urban Rooms within Urban Escape based in Crown Plaza Hotel, Nottingham recently opened their doors to showcase their brand newly refurbished spa facilities and with that launched some amazing spa packages and treatments , alongside using the Espa product range, so I went along […]

Flutter Nottingham

Flutter Nottingham

When asked by Lauren Parsons, the local representative for Flutter Nottingham, whether I’d like to have eyelash extensions, my first reaction was a little hesitant, having never had them before and also being a little wary about having anything ‘done’ to my eyes, I decided […]

Cooking Experience with Vietcentric

Cooking Experience with Vietcentric

Vietnamese food and culture is something I have never tried or experienced – until now…. Vietcentric recently opened in the newly regenerated Snienton Market area of Avenue B and is the new venture of owner Kimi Leu, a former Vietnamese refugee boat child who fled […]

Stay & Sail Days With Viking Mariners

Stay & Sail Days With Viking Mariners

Sailing- something I have never done and if I’m honest something I have tended to avoid ever since having a bout of sea sickness on a ferry to Ireland, but then the sea was very choppy and is notorious for it.  Nevertheless ten years later […]

The Kitchen At The Cross Keys Epperstone

The Kitchen At The Cross Keys Epperstone

Visiting The Kitchen At The Cross Keys is like stepping back in time to the days when village country pubs welcomed you with open arms, a roaring fire greets you and the food is traditional, unpretentious and just darn good…. Des and Trish run this […]

Beaut-ology

Beaut-ology

I first met Gul Bains-Khosa at a high profile charity dinner at a well known Indian restaurant in Nottingham, as she was offering complimentary henna body art to guests,  which was a nice touch to the evening and also my very first experience of henna… […]