Food

robyn reviews… Carluccio’s, West Bridgford

Having just moved to the area, I wanted to show my parents around West Bridgford in Nottingham; Central Avenue, the main high street, is teeming with shops, bars and restaurants, so with a day off work and a Mother’s Day meal on the cards, we set out in search of a lunchtime offering. With one… Continue reading robyn reviews… Carluccio’s, West Bridgford

Food

robyn reviews… Brunch at Gusto, West Bridgford

Friday night drinks call for a Saturday morning refuel, right? My friend and I certainly think so. We love a post-night out breakfast trip, and we’ve worked our way through a few places in Nottingham city centre, but as I’ve just moved to West Bridgford this week, this was the perfect opportunity to try somewhere new.… Continue reading robyn reviews… Brunch at Gusto, West Bridgford

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Some thoughts on creativity & expectations

This is something a bit different to my usual posts, in that it’s not a review as such (and there are no pictures of delicious food plastered all over the place, sorry about that). If I had to fit it into a ‘Robyn Reviews’ category, it’d be something along the lines of ‘self’. Circumstances of… Continue reading Some thoughts on creativity & expectations

Food

robyn reviews… vegan food in Nottingham (Veganuary part 2)

Contrary to popular belief, I didn’t just eat pizza throughout Veganuary (though could have done so quite easily). I tried out the vegan options in a few different eateries – which, as a statement, is quite impressive. No, not my ability to eat copious amounts and burn through my money, but the fact that it’s… Continue reading robyn reviews… vegan food in Nottingham (Veganuary part 2)

Food

robyn reviews… vegan pizza in Nottingham

Now that we’re safely into February, it’s time to look back on the longest month known to man: January 2018, take a bow! In spirit of my New Year’s resolution to try and be more ‘glass half full’ (and by that I aiming for more optimism, as opposed to a consistently heavy wine glass), let’s… Continue reading robyn reviews… vegan pizza in Nottingham

Beauty

robyn reviews… Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick & Lip Mattifier Set

Many months ago, I wrote a rather raving blog post about a Smashbox gift set that I thought was pretty great. Well, I’m about to do a repeat performance… For my birthday last week I received the Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick & Lip Mattifier Set. It’s part of the Drawn in. Decked out. holiday collection, a collaboration… Continue reading robyn reviews… Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick & Lip Mattifier Set