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Posts from the ‘Food’ Category

Hix – Writing Workshop for Artsfest

A gloomy, grey and damp Autumnal day yet Hix was light, welcoming and warm, with charming service as always. This morning it hosted an Artsfest workshop run by author and journalist Maria McCarthy. Read more


I have a chicken called Lula, she is white, motherly in nature and currently suffering from an unpleasant problem called scaly leg. So rural I am these days with my references. In fact I am almost a farmer. Just got to get the outfit right. Read more

Food Rocks

Food does Rock, especially when Hix are involved…from the 7th – 9th September at various Lyme Regis locations, expect talks, cooking demos, kids activities and tastings from Superchefs and foodies such as Jack Stein, Angela Hartnett, Mitch Tonx, Mat Follas and the Don himself, Mark Hix. Read more

Trill Farm Summer Festival

If the sun keeps shining, the Trill Summer Festival will be the festival of ones dreams , or my dreams, at least, this year. Beautiful setting, freedom to roam, swim, build fires and generally get a hippy festival vibe and still maintain your creature comforts . Read more

The Mary Jane, Uplyme

Something I love – happy, positive entrepreneurial people and these are happy positive entrepreneurial YOUNG people. So roll over any cynical “whats happened to the youth of today” readers out there. And I really like their Mummy, thats Mel (shes a lot of fun) Read more

Hall and Hearty

The Pop Up Supper Cocktail:

One part village hall,  2 parts three course delicious locally sourced food at an excellent price and a dash of great community spirit. Read more

Trill Farm Veg are back!

This Saturday outside the Town Mill Bakery, Coombe Street, Lyme Regis…their beautiful salad and organic veg plus plants to get your own veg going. Lets eat green this weekend. Read more

Amid Giants and Idols

A little bit of San Francisco in Lyme Regis. Tiny but perfectly formed coffee shop; amazing coffee in differing roasts served by a pro Barista complete with latte art. So beautiful. Read more

Tierra Kitchen, Lyme Regis

Cute new cafe in Lyme near the Town Mill Bakery, its all veggie but they don’t make a song and dance of it…specials every day and delicious cakes/desserts too. Great value and a very nice wine selection too. Read more

River Exe Cafe

So I have to admit that I didn’t go on this trip…am going in a few weeks so can update accordingly but thought best to be prompt with this post as the floating¬† barge cafe on the river Exe only has a short season. Read more