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Nevis: History and a Heritage Trail

Nevis: History and a Heritage Trail

Nevis has a rich history for such a small island and a Heritage Trail. I love the Caribbean islands and each year I am trying to visit one or two new ones.  This year we flew from Grenada via St Kitts taking the short water […]

Somerset: The Retreat – Resetting My Creativity

Somerset: The Retreat – Resetting My Creativity

As part of my blogging journey I sometimes have the opportunity to attend events designed to improve my knowledge of the process of blogging. Occasionally, such as a recent weekend, the venue requires a stay away from home for one night or two. FleaEnterprises put on […]

Grenada: like coming home!

Grenada: like coming home!

Visiting Grenada makes me feel like I am coming home! The country of Grenada is a small island but crammed full of experiences, food, spices and amazing places to stay.  This year will be my 4th visit to the island. We will be staying in […]

Restaurant Review: Bill’s Restaurant St Albans New Menu

Restaurant Review: Bill’s Restaurant St Albans New Menu

Bill’s Restaurant in St Albans New Menu and Re-design Bill’s restaurant in St Albans is one of their select sites that have recently undergone a refurbishment and new menu launch.  Mr R and I live in St Albans which made a nice change for us […]

Insomnia – Ten Top Tips for a Better Sleep

Insomnia – Ten Top Tips for a Better Sleep

Insomnia – my ten top tips for a good night’s sleep. Insomnia or sleeplessness is described as any or all of the following:- difficulty falling asleep, waking up often in the night, trouble getting back to sleep and not sleeping long enough to feel refreshed. […]

Mid Week Kitchen Slump? – Let’s Cook!

Mid Week Kitchen Slump? – Let’s Cook!

Generally I am so busy and tired that I really don’t have time to think what’s for dinner today let alone tomorrow and I find that I spend less and less time with friends.  What better way to spend time with friends than cooking together, chatting, […]

Mid-morning Snack of Pierogi – Ren Behan

Mid-morning Snack of Pierogi – Ren Behan

My friend Ren Behan proudly published her first cookbook at the beginning of September this year. I reviewed her book ‘Wild Honey and Rye’ on my blog on publication day and you can read that review by clicking here. One morning I popped over for […]

London: Honey Afternoon Tea and a Bee at The St Ermin’s Hotel

London: Honey Afternoon Tea and a Bee at The St Ermin’s Hotel

I have often said and written that Afternoon Tea is one of my favourite meals.  I love lingering with friends and family over plates piled high with thin sandwiches with no crusts (I hate crusts on sandwiches so this is a plus point for me!), […]

Winter Spice Apple Sauce Cake

Winter Spice Apple Sauce Cake

I have been baking my quick and easy fruit cake for years now and it never fails.  This time of year we have a surplus of really nice, heritage, cooking apples at the end of the garden.  Sometimes I make cakes with chopped apples or […]

Southampton: A Day on a Big Ship – the MSC Preziosa

Southampton: A Day on a Big Ship – the MSC Preziosa

A Day on a Big Ship, the MSC Preziosa, with a lot of fellow bloggers. Every year Flea Enterprises invites bloggers registered on Foodies100/Tots100/HIBS100/Trips100 to BlogCamp – a gathering of bloggers from all walks of blogs along with great workshop sessions, networking, learning and cake; […]