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Rosie’s Chocolate Factory

Rosie’s Chocolate Factory

A few weeks ago I found myself in the incredibly fortunate position of being invited along to Rosie’s Chocolate Factory in Wargrave to try out making some yummy chocolates of my very own. I wasn’t quite sure exactly what to expect but excited nonetheless...
Artisan & Farmers Market

Artisan & Farmers Market

Hands up, who’s been to a market recently? OK, so your hand’s still up…who’s been to a market in Caversham recently? I’m going to hedge a bet that there are few of you who think you have the market scene in Reading nailed but...
1 Month Until Reading Fringe!!!

1 Month Until Reading Fringe!!!

Yes, you read that correctly, there’s just one month until Reading Fringe kicks off…that means you have only a few weeks to decide how you’re going to organise your life to take in as many of the fantastic performances during those few days as you...
Floating Point

Floating Point

Since the inception of IR last year, there have been several requests for coverage of Pangbourne as there are a number of independent businesses operating there. Here’s the first instalment… Last week I was invited to join 2017 Muddy Stiletto award...
Escape Rooms

Escape Rooms

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that escape rooms are having a moment right now. Just like gin is the new vodka, escape rooms are the new zombie run and Reading is right there in the heart of the action with a selection of...
Reading Prison

Reading Prison

This morning, IR has been incredibly excited to receive a visualisation of what the Reading Prison space could look like, courtesy of a David Cooper at Barton Willmore. It opens up the space to both the art and culture of today, plus the history found in the nearby...