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Parkinson’s UK Secret Supper

Parkinson's is a degenerative neurological disease with no cure. Birmingham's inaugural Secret Supper was a great chance to raise money AND eat fab food!…

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7 (travel) habits of highly effective people. And me.

We all have our travel habits, those things that we always find ourselves doing without thinking. So which is your hardest habit to break?…

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Theatre Review: Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots is currently strutting it's way across the UK telling a heart-warming story of acceptance, tolerance, determination - and yes, red 6-inch heels…

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Eating our way around Kings Cross London

Want to know where to eat if you find yourself in the Kings Cross area of London? Here are a few ideas!…

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Walking Alpacas at Lucky Tails Alpaca Farm

Ma Lee didn’t know that walking alpacas was on her bucket list until I took her to Lucky Tails as an early Mother’s Day present...…

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Theatre Review: Hamilton

I finally got to see Hamilton, the musical that everyone’s talking about. So was it worth the hype?…

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Travel Moments That Spark Joy

A Brummie Home and Abroad goes all Marie Kondo for the March #TravelLinkUp and considers those travel moments that spark joy…

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Mother’s Day Inspiration: Gin and Afternoon Tea

A Brummie Home and Abroad took Ma Lee on a gin-tasting/afternoon tea experience in Birmingham - a great idea for a Mother's Day treat!…

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6 great places to eat and drink in Liverpool

Planning a Liverpool city break? Here's a quick guide to 6 places to eat and drink in Liverpool, according to A Brummie Home and Abroad! Features brunch, tapas, street food and craft beer.…

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The Honest Truth About Taking a Group Tour…

What's it really like on a group tour? What's the best way to handle a group tour if you're an introvert? Here's the lowdown on our recent Costa Rica trip!…

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So what IS a Brummie?

Welcome to my World!

I’m Emmalene, a 40 something with a passion for travel, theatre, food, drink and the occasional accidental hike! I’m a born-and-bred Birmingham native so expect lots of Brum content on here too…

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