Fitness: Fran gets her body blitzed (part 1)

Our fabulous fitness fanatic Fran is trying a new regime and this time its personal! I first met Rich James at one of the Bear Fit versus Body Blitz classes up at The Bear Trail. Rich is a Personal Trainer and Fitness Coach and runs Body Blitz boot camps. The sadist in me loves a…

We’ve moved! (and things I have learnt about living in the country)

Initially we were devastated (it would be our third move in two years) then it dawned on us that we had a fantastic opportunity to try something new. We had been talking about village / country living for a while and this was our chance to try it out. So when the hubster saw a beautiful country house in a lovely local village for rent – just a few miles from the city centre – it was love at first site.

My week in pictures

We had a fun week, full of activities and I’ve gathered my favourite pictures here for you.

Days out: Brixham Harbour and lunch at Rockfish 

Over half term we visited Brixham Harbour in our loaned car from Snows Lexus. Forty five or so minutes from Exeter on the English Riviera, Brixham is a pretty little fishing port seeped in history. We drove through, parked to the right hand side of the harbour (as you look at it) and walked down to…

Dinner and Jazz at Circa 1924, Exeter

We discovered that Circa infuse their own spirits, and the first thing I was recommended was the jalapeño Gin, which – despite my initial concern about starting the evening with burnt tastebuds – was absolutely divine, all the flavour of of a jalapeño pepper without any of the heat (they take the seeds out) it was superb and incredibly morish.

Tea & Cakes in Teignmouth 

You’ve probably noticed that we are fans of Teignmouth, it has a lot to offer as a local seaside town. We have been visiting frequently of late because my Mum might like to live there & it has a brilliant skate park, perfect for the kids to play on with their Christmas presents. We were…