Celebrating all that is Irish: St. Patrick’s, or more fondly known as St. Paddy’s day is finally here! Every 17th March we are encouraged to wear absolutely anything green. With oversized novelty hats and waving…

Well-wishing’s for the Chinese New Year…

Yes, you’ve guessed it, today is that special day which marks the revival of the Chinese calendar, so we bid adieu to the year of the Rat and welcome the year of the Goat. Alternatively known as the Spring Festival, Chinese New Year is packed full of cultural fun, from lion dancers to show stopping fireworks, the Chinese definitely know how to greet a year in style.

Money, money, money…

This auspicious occasion summons the cost-omary tradition to dish out doe in red envelopes, typically given as gifts by elders to the younger generations (lucky so and so’s). (more…)

StudiopancakesTime to get those frying pans out and start flipping! It’s Pancake Day!

Why not join us @ thestudio for some delicious fresh pancakes!

It might sound like a great excuse to comfort eat the winter blues away but the once Pagan Slavs originally ate pancakes (which represent the sun) to ward off the evil spirits of the winter. If this were true, we’re sure in the hopes of better weather pancakes would become a UK staple! (more…)

If you were playing the wheel of fortune, what would be the first things you associate with Valentine’s Day? For us it would definitely be chocolate. And, flowers and heart covered cards, but that’s already three things.

Valentine’s is a tricky day to avoid; whether you’re a cat lady, not so eligible bachelor or a loved up couple who live on cloud 9, masses will either take part in or boycott this marmite of an occasion. Expectedly deserted by singletons and even some couples of the like, this holiday seems to be a prickly character. (more…)