food and drink
Olives & Post-Punk
One sunny afternoon in the life of Newton Abbot, from the market square to the clock tower…
Scotland Day 3: Review: The Harbour Lights Cafe, Lossiemouth
A highly recommended eatery in a lovely building and a beautiful location. This is hard to beat.
Enjoying a Morning Coffee
An otherwise dull and tepid day can be brightened, albeit momentarily, by something special, in this case the simple pleasure of an excellent cappuccino.
Food shopping is not a chore when I am salivating over local cheeses, hams, pies and other goodies from the market deli.
Pumpkin and Climate Change
Today is one of those great days when your local has five excellent beers – three from Devon and two from Cornwall. The two best beers, in my view, were from Newton Abbot, and that’s not just me being biased (although I probably am!). The Union in Newton Abbot usually has a good selection of…
Beer, Swann and Hoagies
Maltings Beer Festival 2011, Newton Abbot, April 14-16 I managed to get through only about 14 or so great beers over two days – and I am pleased to say there was not a bad one amongst them. I also got to see Nicky Swann live and indulge in some of the best sausage hoagies…