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Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide

The excitement has just got too much and IR can’t hold it in any more. Today, right here and now is the official launch of the IR Christmas Gift Guide 2018! Some truly fabulous businesses have contributed to the content and you’ll find gifts from concrete...
Khinkali Making at Geo-Cafe

Khinkali Making at Geo-Cafe

Update to the post. Since the time of my Khinkali experience, the Georgian Feast team have been in touch to announce that the cafĂ© they are residing in is now known as Geo-Cafe with immediate effect. It’s still the 10 Prospect Street site in Caversham....
The Harris Arcade

The Harris Arcade

How familiar are you with central Reading’s oldest shopping centre? Do you even know where the Harris Arcade is? A surprising number of people don’t. Situated in Friar Street, this is the town centre’s grand-daddy of shopping malls, with a much...
Fragrance Workshop at Humos

Fragrance Workshop at Humos

This is a Guest Post: This week’s Independent Reading post comes from guest blogger, Tara Tunstall. She was invited down to Humos, the new aromatherapy fragrance bar in Caversham to try blending her own, signature scent. (You might remember their Joy reed...