Cat Morley


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Jun

13

Shrub & Shutter
We met up with Pamela in Brixton after work and headed out for drinks. Unfortunately the first bar we went to ended up serving us cocktails filled with ants and we had to insist for them to be take...

12

Tuesday
I got this amazing care package filled with Finnish treats from Riikka from Paperiliitin as a thank you for helping her with her Papercraft Superstar feature. It was so lovely and the treats were d...

10

Madame Tussauds
We were invited to take a tour of Madame Tussauds for Cooking Around The London Underground, so we made our way to Baker Street this morning. Opened in 1835 by Marie Tussaud, Madame Tussauds waxwo...

9

Dog & Badger
Figgy's back from the garage with a fresh coat of paint and all of his rust removed. He's looking better than ever and Tom says he's so smooth to drive. Exciting to take him for a test drive, we h...

8

Friday
We treated ourselves to a late brunch at Vanilla Black this afternoon. I had the granola bowl with yogurt and berries while Tom tucked into a super tasty burrata topped with pesto.

7

Paddock War Rooms
Tom went off on an adventure to the Paddock war rooms up in Dollis Hill this morning. I was suppose to join him but there was a mix up with the time and I couldn't go, so Tom was in charge of takin...

6

Wednesday
We got home from our road-trip today and tired out from our travels, decided to have dinner at the Rare Burger Company which is literally just over the road from our place. It was lovely and warm,...

5

Morley To Waddington
We woke up in Leeds this morning and headed out for a mini walk around the town. We were looking at our map when we spotted that Morley was nearby and Waddington was only an hour away, so decided ...

4

Whitby
We woke up at Barns Ness this morning. The lighthouse has been turned into a holiday cottage and at first we were disappointed, because we wanted to live in it one day, until we had the idea to ren...

3

Barns Ness
We headed through to Fife this morning to pick up Nana and my parents to take them for a ride in Poppy. We ended up at South Queensferry where we tucked into fish and chips next to the bridges.

2

Louise & Robin's Wedding
It was Louise and Robin's wedding day, so we picked up Lynsey in Poppy and headed to Craigsanquhar House near Cupar. The weather was amazing, so the ceremony took place out in the grounds of the h...

1

The Jacobite
It was lovely when we woke up, so we decided to head up to Glenfinnan Viaduct to see if we could catch sight of the earlier Jacobite train crossing. Tom cooked Quorn sausage rolls for breakfast wh...

May

31

Dub Dub And Away
It's always exciting to see where you wake up when you arrive somewhere in the middle of the night. We started off in the moors just outside of Manchester this morning and made our way west to the...

30

Duck & Waffle
It's been ages since we had any time off work but today was the first of our one week holiday, so we went all out and treated ourselves to breakfast at Duck & Waffle. Duck & Waffle is loca...

29

The Old Vic
A new K-Food restaurant has opened up at Waterloo called Oseyo Eats, so we decided to check it out this evening. Tom tucked into a hot bowl of Korean vegetable ramen which he found pretty spicy, w...

27

FlatIron
We took Mum & Dad for breakfast at Caravan in Bankside this morning. Mum quietly asked "is this a hipster place? because they're spending a lot of time on that coffee". I had a chia coconut pu...

26

Battersea Park
It was set to be another toasty day in London but we weren't going to let the heat stop us from exploring with my parents. We started with breakfast outside our local cafe the Sugar Pot.

25

Lunch at the Gherkin
Mum & Dad came down to visit so we picked them up at Kings Cross this afternoon. As it's their birthday in a couple of weeks, we wanted to treat them to lunch in Searcys at the top of the Gher...

24

Garlic & Shots
Sybil was down in London today, so we met up with her, her cousin and Paul at Garlic & Shots. Tom tried a garlic beer which was filled with bits of floating garlic. It left quite the aftertast...

22

Nanban
We went for dinner at Nanban this evening, a Japanese soul food restaurant from MaterChef winner Tim Anderson. We started with the salmon kake-ae and the yaki-imo which was baked sweet potato in p...

21

Monday
Paul was down in London for work, so we met up with him, Mark & Priscilla at Tamesis Dock for afterwork drinks and a bite to eat. Afterwards we headed to the Royal Vauxhall Tavern for The Big ...

20

Sunday
We treated ourselves to lunch at Vanilla Black today. I was excited to try their new beetroot latte which arrived all pretty and pink. Tom had his usual salmon on toast which he gobbled up in no ...

19

Royal Wedding
It was the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this morning, so we watched along while playing wedding bingo and trying to spot the cast members from Suits. We headed out afterwards an...

18

Soho Cinders
Dave & Mel invited us to see Lynsey's new show in Ealing Broadway tonight. We met up with everyone for dinner at Osteria Del Portico beforehand. I had gnocchi but we had to rush our meal and ...

17

Electric Elephant Cafe
I've been busy researching Elephant & Castle for Cooking Around The London Underground. Baldwins on Walworth Road opened in 1844 and is London's oldest herbalist. I loved their old fashioned ...