I love listening to how everyone celebrates Christmas, and am always interested in how different their traditions are. We all do Christmas in our own way, from spending with family and friends to taking a tropical holiday, cooking and baking and gift exchanges. I also love how ancient Christmas traditions, some that date back centuries, are still entwined in our modern celebrations. In the spirit of the season, here are some of the weird and wonderful ways the people of Wales have enjoyed spending their Christmases over the years.
The Latin-inspired bar, Revolucion de Cuba, is a popular nightlife spot in Cardiff. My regular followers are probably aware of my rum obsession, especially the dark and spiced varieties. So, when I heard you can have a bottomless brunch in a rum bar, I knew where I was heading.
Invite. Fancy a festive catch up with Cardiff food and lifestyle bloggers? Yes, please?! Earlier this week I headed to Thomas Restaurant at Future Inn Cardiff Bay. It is not often I get to be a customer, so was looking forward to trying the food and drink and experiencing the Christmas vibes.
On Saturday 30th November 2019, I went to the matinee performance of Jack Whitehall: Stood Up in the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. I thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon and left with my cheeks hurting from the laughter. I was disappointed to read the scathing reviews of the tour; the Guardian gave it one star saying, “The comic, who doesn’t seem to have any interest in people or the world, puts on a weak show with anecdotes that ring untrue”. The Metro gave it two stars and Chortle only 2 and a half.
So, let’s put the record straight…