The Breakfast Club- Fork & Wine

I've alluded previously to my good fortune as regards eating establishments within spitting distance of my humble abode in Brightlingsea so I won't go on about that again other than to say here's another one! Although breakfast has always been a popular date activity for the Mr and myself, however out outings have been curbed … Continue reading The Breakfast Club- Fork & Wine


The Rosebud, Brightlingsea

What: Independent pub with seafood specialty menu Where: High Street/Hurst Green, Brightlingsea, Essex How Much: Variable Overall: I want to sell my house and live here instead.  My cousin recently commented on how lucky we are to live in a reasonably small town with so many excellent eateries, and whilst I'm not about the … Continue reading The Rosebud, Brightlingsea

The Skinny Thing- Four Months of Weight Watchers

Some time in November I told of my dip into the WW world of pointed dieting. It's been, well, irritating and effective in more or less equal measures. My progress in weight loss terms has been slow but generally in the right direction despite that pesky business of Christmas the misery month of January and … Continue reading The Skinny Thing- Four Months of Weight Watchers

Cookshelf: Hemsley & Hemsley The Art of Eating Well

In a treacherous world where so many columnists are throwing down their chopsticks to take up pitchforks against anyone who has ever suggested that food can be clean, I thought I'd say a few words about why I really like this book by the oh so photogenic Hemsley gals. I'm not sure when clean eating … Continue reading Cookshelf: Hemsley & Hemsley The Art of Eating Well