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Posts tagged ‘food’

Hix Sculpture Trail Auction Dinner

Langmoor Gardens in Lyme Regis not only stands in the most desirable location in town with a panoramic view of Lyme Bay, but also has some award winning Californian style naturalistic planting and a super inspiring sculpture trail. Read more

The Literary Salon

According to the modern oracle Wiki ‘A salon is a gathering of people under the roof of an inspiring host, held partly to amuse one another and partly to refine the taste and increase the knowledge of the participants through conversation.’ Add literature¬† and the scene is set. Read more

Cogden Beach

In my Summer ,which mainly involves complete chaos combined with a lot of fun, the Autumn catch up can take a while before I get in the swing of things.

Hence I found some forgotten photos taken in August which sent me straight back to a beautiful sunny spot… Read more

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

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

Jonny Does Dinner, with Alice

Put the following 4 things together and what do you get? :  invite from 2 of my most entertaining friends, delicious supper , amazing (secret) location, good company known and unknown. A GREAT TIME. Read more

No 1 Lyme Townhouse and Hix

Its not easy to avoid the chintz in the West Country but No 1 Lyme has managed it plus more. Contemporary Boutique decor at a great price right in the centre of Lyme. This February they have hooked up with Hix to offer an excellent value dinner/stay combo (£125 per couple pn ) to shake off those Winter blues. Read more

Joshuas, Ottery St Mary

Great and well stocked farm shop with a Californian vibe. Health foods, cafe, gifts, toys and homewares…all under one very light and sunny roof. Read more

The Fountainhead, Branscombe

This is officially my new favourite pub. Went for lunch yesterday and am totally LOVIN’ it. Perfectly aged understated interiors (check out the shots, the light was amazing, also taken by my artistically inclined husband). Read more