• Weekly Treats
  • This week’s sweet treats : 29/05/2015

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    What better way to start your Friday than with our weekly round-up of some of the many sweet treats we’ve eaten this week in England and Australia. Here’s five of our favourites! 1. Helen made these delicious, gooey blondie on the cattle station, Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia this week. Find out what life’s like on one and also […]

  • Fareham
  • Skylark Golf & Country Club, Whiteley

    My husband Geoff was looking for places to play golf for his work’s golf society and came across Skylark Golf & Country Club at Whiteley, which used to be named Quindell. As you enter the estate – which is not far from Whiteley village – you pass a few very big houses, all quite grand with grounds […]

  • Chichester
  • Brookfield Hotel, Emsworth

    The Brookfield Hotel, Brookfield, Brookfield Emsworth, presentation lunch, cycling, cycling club, Tour of Britain, inuagural Prudential Ride London, Ride London, afternoon tea, canapes, smoked salmon, coronation chicken, sandwiches, Branston pickle, miniature cakes, gluten-free, Siete Soles, cabernet sauvignon, chile

    UPDATE: January 2017.  For the last few years our cycling club has had their annual award presentation and lunch at the Brookfield Hotel. This year there were around 60 of us and the three course menu with coffee and a chocolate brownie with it was priced at £19 each, pretty reasonable. For that kind of […]

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  • This week’s sweet treats: 04/04/2014

    What better way to start your Friday than with our weekly round-up of some of the many sweet treats we’ve eaten this week. Here’s five of our favourites! Clockwise from top left: 1. Coffee, dumplings and doughnuts. Helen’s reward after a hellish 16 hour night bus journey. Read her latest adventures of backpacking around Asia, currently in Vietnam […]