The Exploding Bakery

Steve and I popped for a quick pre work catch up this morning at The Exploding Bakery on Queen Street in Exeter. It’s one of my favourite places for coffee and cake in town. It’s situated almost next door to central station so perfect if you are off on a little train journey.. Or likeRead more

My week in pictures

After a long old days teaching last Saturday I was treated to a bite to eat at The Hour Glass pub situated on Melbourne street in St Leonard’s Exeter. It is about a ten minute walk from the city centre and my favourite place to eat in town. It’s a quirky place with lots ofRead more

A date at the museum

Steve and I decided to see what our local museum had to offer, The Royal Albert Memorial Museum now renamed RAMM. We were looking for something a bit different to do on my day off that didn’t require spending lots of money. The museum seemed like a good plan as it is free entry.   Read more

Honey And Co

I recently visited Honey and Co ( www.honeysndco.co.uk ) when I visited the big smoke with my boyfriend Steve. Thankfully we had the foresight to book a table as it was packed to the rafters!     I had been so excited about my visit after reading their wonderful cookbook and following them on Instagram andRead more

Bracciano

I recently visited the town of Bracciano in Lazio a short drive from where I was staying on the opposite side of the lake in Trevignano Romano. There is a castle called Castello Odescalchi Di Bracciano perched right up on the hillside with the most wonderful views. It has been a medieval fortress, a renaissanceRead more

My first post!

So here it is.. My first post. It’s not particularly ‘foodie’ as you can see! I just needed to get one out there! Plus, I loved this photo of the beautiful flower on our table that I figured it was a good as any place to start.. Onwards and upwards they say.. I visited thisRead more