Brickhouse Vineyard

Brickhouse Vineyard

My love affair with English Wines continued when I was lucky enough to visit Brickhouse Vineyard a week or so ago. Brickhouse Vineyard is situated just outside Kenton at Mamhead, about a 20-minute drive from Exeter in the beautiful Devonshire countryside. The views from the vineyard are outstanding and you can even see the seaRead more

My August

One Mile Bakery What a treat to be invited to the One Mile Bakery. I love baking but had never tried making a yeasted loaf before. My bread making efforts have taken the form of flatbreads and soda bread so learning something new excited me. I spent the best part of a day with BoudiccaRead more

My July

My July

My oh my, what a July! I can’t get over the weather we have been having. Week upon week of sunshine is virtually unheard of in Blighty but it just keeps on shining. I love it! Spending time outside, warm summer evenings and alfresco dining have been highlights for sure. The sunshine also gave meRead more

Le Vignoble, Plymouth

Having visited Le Vignoble, Bath a few months back I was eager to head down to its older sibling in Royal William Yard, Plymouth. With the day starting rather drearily after all the fabulous sunshine, Steve and I headed off on the train to Plymouth hoping that the sun might show its welcome face yetRead more