Having Parkinson's and making a dinner party, requires military style organisation as many things have to be thought of. I try to choose a menu where most of the dishes can be prepared in advance, sticking to simple delicious fail-proof recipes I've made before which require little work and few ingredients.
With the weather improving, and the Bank Holiday almost upon us, many of us will be hoping to get outdoors and spend some quality time with family and friends. If the sun shines, it's a great opportunity to crack open the barbecue, gather your nearest and dearest and really celebrate the warmer weather together.
Ordering in a bar is easy; you chat to your bartender or server, and exchange some money for your goods and services. So why am I writing about it? Well, for one, have any of you felt particularly underwhelmed by a bar experience a friend has raved about? This piece is about maximising your chances of having an experience that lives up to this.