Lussmans, oh lucky Hitchin

What I liked a lot about this venue is that it was literally opposite my hotel so not much walking needed.  I always like places that require little effort to get there and end up loving places that are miles away.  To be fair this place is actually in Hitchin and I live in Newbury […]

This is a wonderfully characterful hotel – Berwick Lodge

This was my second visit to Berwick Lodge in Bristol  This is such an incredible hotel, totally indvidual and appealing.  It would be nice if it had a pool but it has a huge plus on the spa side, more later and very exciting.  The whole site is beautiful, swings in the trees, fountains, […]

Golly – who would have thought it – in Newbury?!

  Ok heres a thing. Did you know that you could have a wonderful meal in Newbury at the College which costs a pittance and you are helping youngsters (in my case anyone under 40) with their career development. It is so similar to eating a meal at a place that supports West Berkshire Mencap, […]

Brebis, seriously I do NOT live here! 30th March is our Mencap day sign up quick

The lovely boys at Brebis donated a prize for our race day that went for nearly £2,000. For only £50 you too can enjoy this haven of deliciousness but move fast as only ten places left. The Fundraiser is £50 and is on 30th March, call 01635 41464 to book. I have been back from […]

Woodspeen Cookery Class, John Campbell IS a patient egg!

People, my lovely wonderful readers,  this has got to be the best present ever, and I mean EVER!  A cookery course with John Campbell where you get him actually teaching you, teasing you, filling you full of more learning than any sad little brain can comprehend but I am sure you would get […]

An Old Friend revisited – White Hart

I was released temporarily last week and was trying to go past The White Hart in Hampstead Norreys but was unable to. A weird magnetic force of remembered tastiness propelled me in to the delish food pub for an early lunch. Because this visit was a bit sudden and impulsive I forgot to pick up […]