London Transport Museum: Museum Depot – Review

“The London Transport Museum Depot opened it’s doors to the public on the 14th October 1999, home to the majority of the collection not on display at it’s main Museum in Covent Garden. Open for a limited season during the year, it provides a rare opportunity for the public to see a vast assortment of items from its historic collection in a working environment, with curators and guides on hand to provide context and history to the trains and buses on show. For those with a fascination and enthusiasm towards the transport network in the City, it is an exciting opportunity to be able to go inside this large collection of vehicles and historical transport that is only accessible over the Summer months” Continue reading London Transport Museum: Museum Depot – Review

Manga Exhibit 2019 – British Museum, London: Retrospective Review

“Manga at the British Museum┬áthat started its tour on the 23rd May 2019 and concluded on the 26th August charted the origins and rise of this art style from the earliest interpretations and designs through to the fundamental cultural shift as Japanese society and its ethos changed following the second world war and through to its current iterations and style.” Continue reading Manga Exhibit 2019 – British Museum, London: Retrospective Review

HMS Belfast – Welcome Back Aboard

“With Government Restrictions starting to ease and significant work undertaken in the intervening months, it was an absolute delight to once more, step aboard this historic battleship in the heart of the Capital on it’s opening weekend to the public. Perhaps, fortuitous this year marks the 50th anniversary of its arrival in London as a floating, historic museum, plans had been prepared to mark this occasion though of course no one could have foreseen the devastating impact to the cultural sector in the UK, so it was a relief to finally walk down the gangway and to step foot aboard Belfast.” Continue reading HMS Belfast – Welcome Back Aboard

Lola’s Cupcakes: Chocolate Fudge Gluten Free Cupcake – Bite Sized Food Review

“Since 2006 Lola’s Cupcakes have been offering a variety of cakes and cupcakes expanding their business out of the Capital to further afield. With a recognisable demand by those who suffer from some form of gluten intolerance this now includes a small range of gluten free alternatives that have a similar taste and texture to their traditional offerings. There is still a vast limitation and restriction between the two alternative available however critically, it is an attempt to provide an inclusive and welcoming environment in this area that doesn’t exclude those who have historically enjoyed these baked goods.” Continue reading Lola’s Cupcakes: Chocolate Fudge Gluten Free Cupcake – Bite Sized Food Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature: Exhibit Review – Natural History Museum, London

“Today in our ‘enlightened’ times you can draw from a wealth of knowledge at your finger tips, at that point in history, you can understand how the discovery of these extinct creatures would have given rise to tales of the imagination which persevered and perhaps, influenced the creation of the mystical creatures featured in Fantastic Beasts. Your first steps into the exhibit in short order exemplifies the tone and direction in its entirety, an informative collection of bones and evolutionary knowledge on one side of the aisle, the prop of a fictional dragon skull from the film series directly opposite that typifies the aim of this particular attraction to educate and entertain using the premise of nature and magic to draw audiences in.” Continue reading Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature: Exhibit Review – Natural History Museum, London

Citrus Gins Explorers Collection: A Virtual Cocktail Experience – Bite Sized Food Review

After our first, Gin Tasting event with the Craft Gin Club’s Virtual Classical tasting experience there were high expectations whether this would live up to some of the delicious drinks we discovered on the night. On this occasion it was designed around a collection of citrus based gins, instead of a traditional Gin and Tonic that elevates the natural flavours of the ingredients used in the distillation process of the alcohol, an assortment of themed cocktails using the Gin as the base ingredient and adding an assortment of syrups to create alternative blends of traditional drinks. It had the potential to mask the subtle notes and tones of the natural ingredients in the gin blends in contrast to the sweeter flavours of the cocktails, but with four distinct gins to try, there were high hopes we would find a new favourite to enjoy and learn about. Continue reading Citrus Gins Explorers Collection: A Virtual Cocktail Experience – Bite Sized Food Review