BELFAST FASHION WEEK AW18 LAUNCH

Friday afternoon I headed down to the Fitzwilliam Hotel in Belfast for the launch of the 26th Season of Belfast Fashion Week and AW18 (Autumn/Winter 2018). I was really excited to head down and see the new trends. As well as being excited to see all the new looks I was looking forward to visitingContinue reading “BELFAST FASHION WEEK AW18 LAUNCH”

DO BALLS DO DONEGAL

Last week of my Summer hols (basically had a month in and a month off) and Phil and I decided last minute to book a few days away. Nothing fancy as we can’t afford it with saving for the wedding. So a Groupondeal later and we are off to Donegal. Take a look at whatContinue reading “DO BALLS DO DONEGAL”

The Guillemot, Bangor

Where is all this mouth watering food from I hear you say? Well for the last day of my week of favourite local businesses (all of which, yes have been food; although this hasn’t all been eaten recently haha) I want to share with you The Guillemot. I don’t think I need to go through withContinue reading “The Guillemot, Bangor”

AVA Bistro, Bangor

Last weekend I spent Saturday out with the girls for my birthday.  We headed to the newly revamped AVA Bistro, in Bangor, Main Street; yup we are still going with the theme of new, local businesses. The AVA Bistro opened it’s doors on 1st March, an extension of The AVA Winebar.  The newly opened Bistro ‘promises to deliver aContinue reading “AVA Bistro, Bangor”

Time for a change

What do you think of the change?  It’s been a while since I updated the look of my blog, and this time I even went for a little name change.  Still My Life, My Blog, Zane, but shortening it down to M . L . M . B . Z . or #mlmbz. THE PHOTOSContinue reading “Time for a change”

Haptik

After a crazy busy week, and an eye appointment this morning it was finally time to catch up and spend some time with dad.  We decided to  go for lunch, stay local and go small business. We went to Haptik; 29 Frances St, Newtownards BT23 7DW With a wide range on the menu we wereContinue reading “Haptik”

Life’s too short, eat cake first!

Alongside the banana loaf I showed you on Monday’s post I made this chocolate cake scattered with pecans and caramel drizzle for The Great British Bake Off last Wednesday.  So I thought I would share with you how I made it, it’s really easy so I hope you’ll feel confident and inspired to try itContinue reading “Life’s too short, eat cake first!”

Belfast says hello to Dr Martens

Thursday night I was at an exclusive VIP launch party for the new and only Dr Martens first standalone store in Northern Ireland. Located in Corn Market in Belfast, this location was specifically chosen for the store! Not coming from a marketing or business background I had never realised how much thought goes into the location of a store.  I alwaysContinue reading “Belfast says hello to Dr Martens”

Let’s go to Lego

Friday night seen me heading to the Titanic Belfast for the Brick City Exhibition. I had seen loads of the cool pics online and had really wanted to go.  I was pleasantly surprised at the prices, £5 per adult, £4 per child and £15 per family.  Ever since I was young I have loved playing with lego, especiallyContinue reading “Let’s go to Lego”

Foodies!

So today was the final day of my course, held over 3 weeks.  Every Thursday I have been at the Ramada Encore in Belfast for training.  As well as loving the training, learning new techniques and meeting fellow colleagues in the field the bonus of training is a day out of the office and ofContinue reading “Foodies!”