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

Joyful June

Joyful June

June has been hot, hot, hot and I am not going to lie and I have loved it. By hot I mean ‘England hot’ which is probably nothing like other countries hot, but temperatures have been hovering around 20-25C which is just perfect for me. Being able to eat outside, take evening strolls and generallyRead more

Marvellous May

Marvellous May

Hello All. Devon has been blessed with the most beautiful weather over the month of May. I can’t tell you how happy this has made me. The joy of waking up to blue skies and temperatures above the national average has improved my mood no end. Amongst the amazing trips here and there that IRead more

Uprising Bakehouse

Uprising Bakehouse

The Uprising Bakehouse is the newest addition to Exeter’s thriving independent coffee shop scene. Nestled comfortably between Leela, a shop selling ethical clothing, homewares and gifts and the wonderful Ben’s Farm shop on Magdalen Road. It is certainly keeping good company. Not only is The Uprising Bakehouse a coffee shop, it’s an all-round foodie gem.Read more