Review: The Queen’s Head, Nassington

photo 3 The Queen’s Head in Nassington is a cozy pub-restaurant just outside of Peterborough but with a lovely rustic interior and the river running by the garden, it’s a lovely setting whatever the weather has in store.

For starters we ordered the warm oriental crispy duck salad with noodles, chilli, garlic and coriander dressing and also the chicken liver pate layered with smoked chicken served with an apple and vanilla chutney, toast and picalilli. Both starters were a reasonable ?4.25 each, the duck was light, appetising and had a great taste. The pate was excellent, so much in fact that I ate some on it’s own without any toasted bread. Continue reading “Review: The Queen’s Head, Nassington”

The best burger in Peterborough?

The humble burger has been a subject of discussion for some in Peterborough for a few years, namely due to a particular burger van in the city’s Cathedral Square. That got me thinking about where I would go for a real gourmet burger – one that isn’t served with a waxy napkin and is more likely to contain a slice of beef tomato than a mound of fried onions.

The demand for burgers in Peterborough is obvious to see – there are eight McDonalds restaurants in and around the city limits, plus numerous other chains and takeaways offering pretty much the same. Other towns and cities have attracted the likes of Gourmet Burger Kitchen or Ultimate Burger, so where can you go in Peterborough to get a better burger?

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Add some glamour to your gadgets

I’ve long had an affection for stickers. As a child I would rush to the local newsagent armed with my pocket money to choose whichever pack of stickers was flavour of that particular month (failing to complete the Panini 86 World Cup album was probably the reason why I care little for Football these days). ? But sadly my life has been void of stickers now for many years… until last Saturday when a trip up to Leeds for the Think Visibility conference introduced me to Gadget Glamour, a company that specialises in customising (or glamorising) your gadgets (mainly Apple gadgets) with a range of stickers, skins and cases.

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