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…

Valentine’s Day 2017 in Exeter 

If you have been following my blog for a while now, you will know that I write a regular monthly column for the fabulous Exeter Life Magazine, chronicling our experiences since moving here.

Bear Fitness: Getting down and dirty with Fran at The Bear Trail, Cullompton

This is a post by our new blogger Fran! Fran is originally from Doncaster and when she moved to Exeter in 2005 for a new job, she was told that ‘once people move to Devon, they never leave!’ It Turns out those people were right, she has been here ever since and loves the laid back way of life. Fran believes that fresh air is the best therapy for creating a little headspace, trying new things and having some fun. And that is what she likes to write about! This week she went to The Bear Trail to get muddy (it’s not just for kids you know).

9 things to do in and around Exeter during February half term.

1. Workshops and activities at  Royal Albert Memorial Museum (£) There’s lots happening at RAMM this half term including, Little Explorer Classes and Creation Station sessions for under 5s. For older children (8+) there are workshops exploring animation techniques and special effects to tell a story of Elizabethan life and trade in Exeter. Tickets available online,…

Review: Firezza on Sidwell Street, home of ‘proper pizza’ 

With a tagline like ‘demand proper pizza’ and toppings including; pancetta, porcini mushrooms, Cajun-spiced chicken, taleggio, Sicilian sausage, buffalo salami, tartufata paste, gourmet black olives, fresh field mushrooms, artichoke hearts, gran milano on the menu, we expected good pizza..