There's more to Burton on Trent than just beer! - Part 1

Written by Chris Towland


There's more to Burton on Trent than just beer! - Part 1

Many people aroundrepparttar world will automatically associaterepparttar 143344 town of Burton on Trent with beer andrepparttar 143345 brewing industry. There have been many times when I have visited bars in different countries and have seenrepparttar 143346 distinctive Bass red triangle andrepparttar 143347 words 'Brewed in Burton Upon Trent' on a beer mat or etched on an ornamental mirror.

Without a doubt, beer and lager is Burton's main export and it's surely true that most Burtonians have met people in far flung corners ofrepparttar 143348 earth who have said "so you're from Burton .... whererepparttar 143349 beer comes from".

But, asrepparttar 143350 title of this article suggests, there's more to Burton on Trent than just beer so here, inrepparttar 143351 first of a series that takes a look at some ofrepparttar 143352 other points of interest of this Staffordshire town, we take a snapshot of a few ofrepparttar 143353 many options for food inrepparttar 143354 town.

Whether you fancy a curry, a good pub meal or a lavish extravagant treat you can certainly find something for every palate and every wallet in Burton on Trent. Starting with curry, there is an adundance of good Indian restaurants in and around Burton.....

These include Balti Tower on Station Street which hasrepparttar 143355 most extensive choice of Balti dishes in Staffordshire and where a curry will only cost around a fiver. Balti Towers is not licensed and so you're welcome to take your own drinks with you which is also great if you want to keeprepparttar 143356 cost of your meal to a minimum. If you visit Balti Tower with a few friends make sure you tryrepparttar 143357 Family Nan Bread, it's absolutely gorgeous ....... and aboutrepparttar 143358 size of a small duvet!

There's also Jee-Ja-Jee's in Horninglow Street. I'm reliably informed thatrepparttar 143359 translation of Jee-Ja-Jee's is 'brother-in-law' and this is becauserepparttar 143360 four Jee-Ja-Jee's restaurants (in Burton, Tutbury, Littleover and Kegworth) are owned and run by two brothers-in-law. The quality of food at Jee-Ja-Jee's is superb andrepparttar 143361 specials (some of which don't appear onrepparttar 143362 menu butrepparttar 143363 staff will be happy to tell you about) are amongrepparttar 143364 best curries I have tasted.

Wind Chimes Soothe The Soul

Written by Lee Dobbins


They can be pretty to look at and soothing to hear, but did you know that that wind chimes also have healing effects? Just listening torepparttar tones ofrepparttar 143316 chimes can help calm your mind and release stress. Calming your mind,repparttar 143317 tones ofrepparttar 143318 chimes help to release all that stored up stress. This soothing effect helps open our spiritual awareness and has been used by many cultures for centuries.

As a Feng Shui cure, your wind chimes could help you gain luck and prosper. Metal wind chimes are recommended forrepparttar 143319 North, West and Northwest, Wood forrepparttar 143320 East, South and Southeast. For good luck, it is recommended to use chimes with 4, 6, 7, 8 or 18 rods. If itís bad energy to want to keep away, then go for a chime with 5 rods. For outsiderepparttar 143321 house, bamboo chimes are best.

You can hang wind chimes anywhere and on any type of hook - hooks sold for bird feeders work pretty good. Just make sure whatever hook you choose can supportrepparttar 143322 weight of your chime. Make sure you do not hang it too close to any structure as you want it to be free to flow inrepparttar 143323 wind. Or you can use a fancy hanger to add more interest. When hanging your chime, remember to pick a spot that is protected from strong gusts of wind to avoid damage to your chime.

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