Tag Archives: Discover Cambridge

5 ways to be a responsible shopper in Cambridge

Being a responsible shopper at Christmas makes sense As we all become increasingly aware of our impact on the environment and the world around us it is good to consider how to shop responsibly this festive season. Last year I got all my Christmas gifts from the indie shops in and around Cambridge; a very […]

Try something new in Cambridge

A little older, a little wiser Coming up to the two and a half years of scuseme I have been reflecting on my journey.  Setting up an online business was uncharted territory and certainly something new for me and I am particularly proud of my achievements. Wherever you are in your life, now is as […]

Independent bakeries in Cambridge

A baker’s dozen – 13 of the best When I first came to Cambridge over 20 years ago, there was a tiny selection of bakeries selling a rather uninspired selection of breads, namely white, brown & granary, and mainly from chains. There were not too many independent bakers. Of the list below, only Barkers and […]

Seven great places to go blackberrying in Cambridge

Blackberrying in Cambridge  I just love the beginning of Autumn.  The weather is still warm, the light is gorgeous, the colours are vibrant and with this years’ heatwave the long awaited blackberries are bountiful.  Out and about in Cambridge you can’t help but notice the abundance of beautiful blackberries weighing down the branches. Blackberrying or brambling, […]

The country show’s in town

From town to country Cambridge is synonymous with so many wonderful events; some with rich histories such as Strawberry Fair and others more recent, such as the Thirstyfest Biergarten.  Cambridge Town and Country Show feels like it has been around for much longer than the 12 years to date such is its impact.  June 2018 […]

Independent Cambridge

The Indie has come a long way Times are hard for retailers everywhere, even in relatively affluent Cambridge. In the past the independent sector has felt the pinch more than most, but things are beginning to change.  A resurgence of independent shops, traders and services is slowly taking hold. Independent Cambridge, created and helmed by […]

It’s a cow’s life – Red Poll roam free in Cambridge

Continuing the scuseme what interviews with interesting people around Cambridge. The Red Poll cattle come onto the Commons in Cambridge on the 1st April. I meet with Angelika von Heimendahl to find out how they got there. Cattle on the Common The landscape of Cambridge is defined by its college spires, medieval cobbled streets and […]

Valentine’s Day in Cambridge – 15 romantic places to eat out

Valentine’s Day in Cambridge Cambridge is a romantic city and St Valentine’s Day provides the perfect opportunity to try some wonderful independent restaurants.  We’ve put together our top 15 romantic places to eat out in Cambridge. Our recommendations cover a range of prices to match any budget and they still have some availability.  These restaurants […]

Thirsty for more?

Thirsty feels like it has been around for years such is the impact it has made in Cambridge.  It only opened on Chesterton Road in 2015.  The man behind Thirsty is formidable, flamboyant and a force to behold: Sam Owens.  I met with him to find out a little more about the person responsible for […]