Cambridge Life

Is congestion charging inevitable in Cambridge?

How to control the volume of traffic in Cambridge On Wednesday 29th May I was interviewed by a BBC journalist to share my opinions on the proposed introduction of congestion charging in Cambridge.  Scuseme was approached to reflect the voice of a Cambridge based independent business.  Furthermore, because I work alongside many independent tradespeople, the […]

Discover mobile services in Cambridge

Mobile services …. a lifesaver Making an appointments is sometimes difficult, so the convenience of reliable mobile services can be a lifesaver.  You may be just too busy, work unsociable hours, are elderly, a commuter or a frequent traveller. Perhaps you prefer the privacy of your own home for a particular treatment or may simply […]

15 beautiful dog walks in and around Cambridge

Dog walks in Cambridge you’ll love As regular readers of my blogs may know, I have two dogs: Sugar, a 13-year-old Jack Russell-Golden Retriever cross (yes, I know, the mind boggles but she’s gorgeous) and Roscoe, my three-year-old Springerdor.  They get me out every day for their much loved dog walks in Cambridge that does me […]

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Low-carbon living in Cambridge There seem to be few good news stories about the environment nowadays.  The media highlight daily some new crisis that leaves us feeling powerless and overwhelmed.  So it was refreshing to meet Alana Sinclair who, through her charity Cambridge Carbon Footprint that has, since 2005, been inspiring hundreds of Cambridge residents […]

Cambridge Cookery: classes, café and community

Community cafe, bistro & so much more Tucked behind Hills Road Sports Centre is Cambridge Cookery (once the Cambridge Cookery School). It has been operating successfully for over 10 years, running cooking classes and events for business as well as the domestic market.  In 2015 it opened as a community café and bistro and rapidly […]

Doppleganger Burger – New vegan restaurant opens in Cambridge

Veganuary on the rise Meat free Veganuary is growing in popularity.  The health benefits are a tonic for post-Christmas guilt, and the environmental impacts from land hungry and carbon intensive livestock farming are another incentive.  I’ve taken on the challenge this year.  Many Cambridge eateries include a vegan option on their menus.  Indeed, in May […]

Haggis in Cambridge

Where to get your haggis in Cambridge Independent butchers serving up haggis  Celebrate Burns Night on the 25th January Whether you are looking for a traditional haggis, a vegetarian option or something a little bit different, any of these independent butchers in Cambridge can help. So, enjoy the address to the haggis, the toast to […]