Italy…an all round fabulous place – good weather, lovely people, amazing food and wine.  Need I carry on?!  I’ve been meaning to pop into the Italian Food Hall in Bath ever since it opened in November but with the usual rush of life, never made it in. However…JB and I managed…

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This year I finally managed to get a table at Lucknam Park for Mother’s Day – time for just Mama and Daughter to take a leisurely few hours to catch up on life, drink copious amounts of tea and eat delicate little cakes. Lucknam Park is an 18th century Palladian…

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With Mothers Day fast approaching, I thought I’d share this simple but incredibly delicious truffle recipe.  I made them at Christmas but used Baileys as the alcoholic base.  I thought I’d try the recipe with a sample bottle of X-Gin I had and was pleasantly surprised with the results! X-Gin…

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It’s been a few months since Mark and Jane Slingo, together with their daughter Becki moved the Divine cafe from the outskirts of Calne into the centre.  Divine had been in Cherhill for 10 years but have been in their new home since October 2017.  With the help of Sandy…

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