Sharpham Vineyard

Sharpham Vineyard 

Nestled on the banks of the River Dart, Sharpham Vineyard is one string to the Sharpham Trusts bow. Another being a heard of red tractor assured Jersey cows that produce the most outstanding cheeses that fit so well with the individual character of Sharpham’s award winning wines. Alongside this, and in the main house designedRead more

My week in pictures

My Week In Pictures 35/17

Greetings from Sardinia! As you read this I will be halfway through my Sardinian adventure. I always get away at this time of year because I’ve finished teaching but the schools are yet to break up for the summer. It means for me that the price is slightly better value and destinations are a little quieter.Read more

Let Them Eat Cake

My Week In Pictures 33/17

I started my week surrounded by cakes, baked good and friends. I had set up a little event at Berloni to celebrate my love of cake and baking. “Let Them Eat Cake” brought together fellow baking enthusiasts and cake eaters to swap recipes and generally have a great time drinking coffee and sampling the deliciousRead more

Explore In Exeter

I will make no bones about it. I love my city. Exeter is a hotbed of independent shops and cafes alongside the bigger brand names that all come together to make my home city great. Not only do we have fantastic  shopping and dining destinations but the city is steeped in history going back many centuries.Read more

City Gate, Exeter

City Gate, Exeter 

Wow! What a difference a few months can make. My last visit to the City Gate was on Christmas Day for a pre-lunch drink. A slightly worse for wear interior that was in serious need of updating and that’s exactly what Youngs have done! The City Gate has undergone a complete transformation inside and out.Read more