Category Devon

Fish ‘n’ Chips

We are blessed to live within walking distance of England’s biggest fish market. It means that the seafood that we eat around is superb. I’m planning a future post on where I buy fish to cook myself. But today I…

Staying Local

Now I’ll hold my hand up and confess that I’m writing a post about staying local from an extremely privileged position. Brixham, my home town, is drop down dead gorgeous. After university loads of my friends trooped off to London…

Coleton Fishacre

Until 27th March 2022 you can visit a National Trust property free of charge if you buy a National Lottery ticket or a scratch card. You’ll have to be quick. Sorry if you’re reading this after the event. We decided…

Man and Boy

The history of my beautiful home town of Brixham is entrenched in the fishing industry. It’s still a thriving port today. When I bought my house here the estate agent tried to big it up by comparing it with posh…

Out of Season

Here’s a picture that I took the other day. It seemed that a whole bunch of gulls were auditioning for a part in the remake of the birds. They circled overhead but thankfully weren’t too menacing. They’re much less aggressive…

Walking with a Purpose

Part of my self care at the moment involves long solitary walks to destinations close to my home. I’m spoilt for choice. There’s coast path, farmlands and woods nigh on our doorstep. I’m very blessed for I don’t even have…