• Arts Restaurant Leeds

    Arts in Leeds | Where Food Portraits Like a Piece of Art

    Arts Restaurant, former known as Arts Cafe, on Call Lane has a new head chef and I was invited to try their new menu, before its official launch. Arts has been around for 20 odd years and I’ve been a couple of times before. It’s the perfect lunch spot during a full day of shopping but at night turns into a cosy high end restaurant. It’s actually interesting how it’s doing so well, surrounded by mainly bars, but the truth is, the food is too good not to come back for more. If I thought the food was great when it was Arts Cafe, Simon Turner’s new menu is that…

  • Incense at Yoga Hero

    Bringing out the Yoga Hero in me

    I have only tried Yoga a handful times before. One of these times was at home, in front of the TV watching and copying from a video. I even invested in a Yoga mat hoping that it would turn into a recurring activity but no! I haven’t used the mat since and I’ve not visited the Yoga studio I live next to either. Still, I like the idea of Yoga and the peacefulness it brings, so when Independent Leeds invited me for a Sunday evening session of Yoga I accepted. Yoga Hero The session was held at Yoga Hero, an independent studio, down at Leeds Dock. I’ve never heard of them…