The Truth Behind Daruma Dolls and Why You Should Get One

It’s a new year and, like every year, people are making resolutions to lose weight, quit smoking, take up a new hobby or whatever. However, how many times have we actually fulfilled a New Years Resolution?  5,000 miles away in Japan, they have a solution for kick-starting motivation and getting jobs done, and it comes … Read moreThe Truth Behind Daruma Dolls and Why You Should Get One

The Southsea Food Tour – 2018’s Top 10

A year ago, I was sitting at my computer trawling through reviews and articles, tourist guides and websites that were all about Pompey. Of course, they mentioned the Historic Dockyard, the football club, seafront and Spinnaker Tower but they rarely talked about food. The ones that did, seemed more like press releases than actual reviews … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour – 2018’s Top 10

The Southsea Food Tour – The Merchant House / Need Street Food

2018 may not have set off to a good start but, sometimes, the bad comes with the good. The good I speak of is the opening of The Merchant House and the re-launch of Need Steet Food, formerly Feed Hot Dog Co. The Merchant House saw the Ice Bar, on Highland Road, transformed from a … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour – The Merchant House / Need Street Food

The Southsea Food Tour – Sakura

Sakura, situated on Albert Road, was established in 2009 and was the first Japanese restaurant in Portsmouth. Now, in 2017, it has became my new, favourite place to eat. Open lunchtimes and evenings Monday to Thursday, and all day Friday to Sunday, Sakura is available for all occasions. Whether you want a light lunch or … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour – Sakura