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  • We may have fallen out of love with artisan burgers and had our fill of Asian street food, but really good pizzas never go out of fashion, especially when teamed with killer drinks and great music.  I must admit, themed restaurants have never really been my thing but when they’re as original [read more]
  • We’re all familiar with the Danish concept of ‘hygge’ – that unexplainable, cosy feeling of spending time with loved ones, or the sensation you feel while enjoying a hot drink, or a good glass of wine, in front of the fire as the colder months pass by. However, this winter, hygge is [read more]
  • Do you see Valentine’s Day as a calendar driven, tick in the box exercise for nauseatingly loved up couples? Well maybe science can offer an alternative filter for that. It’s said that the world is made up of people who are lead by their heads and others who are lead by their hearts.  If [read more]
  • The path to happiness - giving to gain happiness and improved mental health
    Looking to impress? Belle About Town has just what you’re after this Valentine’s Day to really set hearts on fire. Here’s our exclusive Gift Guide for your special someone with impeccable taste… Chocco Gift Box & Heart – Dorset-based chocolatiers Chocco craft [read more]
  • Beso restaurant in Covent Garden is modern, classy, and serves fantastic food with a middle eastern influence
    Beso is Spanish for kiss. And from the body language of the young couple at the next table of the Moorish restaurant of the same name a kiss was certainly on the menu. Blonde Leanne and bearded James held hands, laughed and flirted as they sat beneath a striking Art  Nouveau picture of two [read more]
  • Outdoor swimming at Thames Lido in Reading - a treat whatever the weather
    Emerging from the water a cold blast of wind hit my face before I felt a gentle dusting of what felt like confetti cover my head. I looked up from the pool and gazed into the sky – It was snowing. My body warm but my face freezing from the arctic climate I drew a deep breath and continued [read more]
  • We Are Vegan Everything
    Hurrah, January is done. Is it just me or did it feel like it went on for approximately 6,592 days? February’s here already, full of blimin cold weather but also the joys of Valentine’s (or maybe Galentine’s or whatever marketing name is invented to make sure we spend our money at this time [read more]
  • Most adults think of their childhood as the happiest time of their life. But we forget too quickly that being a child – even as young as 1 – can be stressful. This week is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week (February 4-10) so Belle About Town looks at how to help children and [read more]
  • UK workers stress about taking time off sick and how it affects their income
    Half of UK workers are worried about the impact on their income if they were to fall ill for more than a month, according to new research.  The latest analysis by Royal London has revealed that a massive 52% of workers say they would be troubled about their finances if they were to become too [read more]
  • What's your daily dose? Supplements you should be taking according to your age.

    What’s Your Daily Dose?

    February 4, 2019

    What ourbodies demand differs as we age. The energy needed in our 20s can be superceded by a need for more nouridhing supplements in our 30s, and added vitamins to support our bones and immune systems as we progress into our 40s and 50s. Belle About Town consulted Lee and Daniel Robertshaw, [read more]


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