We need some more girls in here / Couple a Chantelles and Chanelles in here / So pass me the bitter let me get heavy on / Buff ting gally rude boy sling it on / There's too many man, too many many man /
Not exactly the most Bell & Smokey of lyrics, but when you're ordering two Menemen for brunch, trust us, it's hard to get the lyrics of Two Many Man by English grime collective, Boy Better Know, out of your head. So hard in fact that we found ourselves rap battling the lyrics with a neighbouring table the moment the waitress was gone.
You're right, B'ham's full of incred lofts and spaces to rest your head. And while breaking and entering is still a big no-no, having a good look through the medium of Airbnb is totally allowed. Here are our pick of Brum's most enviable spots to secure, whether you're staycationing or looking for somewhere to put the rellies you could really do with not having in your one-bed.
There are so many new openings in B’ham right now that we’re proper struggling to keep up. What a wonderful time to be alive. Here are the absolute most excitingest.
We can't find anything we really want to watch on Netflix either. A completely gorgeous and alternative way to spend a school night is learning to create thaali — ridonc good for you, coin-purse friendly and envy-inducing when you recreate it for your pals. All very freezable too — dang we're growing up.
Set back into the grounds of Hampton Manor, exists a haven of relaxation that feels more like a dreamy Cotswold spa than a location fifteen minutes by train from New Street. And you really wouldn't know Hampton Clinic was there unless someone told you. So as is customary, we're stepping up to the job.
Between work, life-min and all those weddings you absolutely must remember and be present at the celebration of, getting from one week to the next can start to feel pretty intense around about now. So we've been confabbing with meditative master and founder of Barefoot Yoga, Faye Fenton. Here are her top five ways to feel better and more present. *Warning — no heavy machinery should be operated during the reading of this week's issue.*
Of all the workshops hosted at the Herbert in Cov, the one that really caught our eye this season is this party clutch DIY. One of the few things we love more than a new wardrobe item, is the opportunity to brag about something we’ve made ourselves. So the chance to do exactly that and pick out lovely vintage and designer fabrics is just too much.
Hey. We’re not completely heartless. We’re not begrudging anyone the chance to celebrate love. But for those of us that are reluctant to pay over the odds for red roses and a set meal at a crazy busy restaurant, we’ve got some alternatives for spending the 14th either with your bestie, your valentine-phobic better half, or your sweet, sweet self.