• London
  • St John’s Bakery

    I had heard so much about St John’s Bakery infamous custard doughnuts and my visit was long overdue. Last Saturday I managed to drag Sam out of bed at according to him, a “god-earthly hour” and down to Maltby Street Market to get our hands on some. Luckily Sam shares my love of doughnuts so it didn’t take […]

  • Rest of Hampshire
  • The Shoe at Exton

    UPDATE: See bottom of post Sunday lunch doesn’t get better than this. The Shoe is a lovely country pub situated in the small village of Exton. Cross the road and their garden has a river at the bottom, very pleasant to sit in on a bright and sunny day. The pub is frequented by walkers […]

  • Portsmouth
  • Celebrating at Restaurant 27

    Restaurant 27 is situated near the Seafront in Southsea, Portsmouth. It has been opened for a few years, but we have only just heard about it from friends who have recommended it. Being rather expensive we chose it as the best place to celebrate our daughters’ graduation and birthday. Pre-dinner drinks were served at a […]