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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

Jonny Does Dinner

My Jurassic Coast is a big fan of Jonny Does Dinner. In fact, whatever Jonny Does…it is always good.

New website, new look and new venues for those delicious and stylish pop up suppers.

Check out http://www.jonnydoesdinner.com.

The polytunnel is the one for me.

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Hix Townhouse

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Got a sneaky viewing of the new Hix Townhouse in Lyme Regis. It is so very Mark Hix in style; simple, stylish and eclectic with touches of wry humour. 8 rooms all styled differently, from the Hunting Room to the Garden Room to the quirky Mad Hatters Room. The interior styling was by Mark himself, from vintage finds, something he loves to do. Read more

Crab House Cafe

Tried to come to the Crab House Cafe before but I was so badly organised ie. it was totally booked and for some strange reason I seem to think that no booking would be required. But it is soooo good that booking is of course essential. 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

Hix – Cider Brandy Jug

Popped into Hix the other day for one of their delicious camomile teas. The amazing taste is apparently down to them using the whole flower and brewing it for 6 minutes. Spotted their fab water jugs 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

Honeybuns Bakery, Sherbourne

One of the first bakeries to make great tasting gluten, wheat and dairy free cakes from natural ingredients. Good lookin’ marketing and a green ethos; they deserve a big up. Read more

Fleet Lagoon, Weymouth

Where Weymouth meets Portland is the start of the Fleet Lagoon: Chesil Beach rises up along the length of it with water either side.  Here are the still active oyster beds and isolated fishermens huts with slipways into the lagoon run along the waters edge. In grey Winter light it feels like a time long gone. Bring wellies if you want to walk along the coastal path here: a great walk with views along the Chesil.

Really wanted to go to the Crab House Cafe Read more

Arts Cafe, Seaton

Two hours of tennis at the Seaton tennis club, having played a handful of times over the last 20 years, demands some kind of reward. The dilemma is being stranded in Seaton which does not boast an array of fine eating establishments. If anyone knows better then please let me know!

The Arts Cafe sounds great on paper but from the exterior needs a bit of TLC and the interior simplifying . The menu is very long and the implication is too much choice means no chef can deliver it all fresh and well cooked. It is good to be proved wrong. My greek salad was delicious had been prepared with a lot of love and the literary (now sporty) whizz declared the courgette fritters spot on. Sitting on the small (and slightly worn) terrace on a super sunny Autumn day, it was perfect. Read more