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The Eighteenth Of The Fourth

The last day of good weather before I have to leave Devon… So the only thing to be done was….TO THE BEACH!

Devon and Cornwall have some of the most amazing coasts and beaches. 60 more words


Chrystallised Flowers for Easter Fun

My twelve year old daughter and I had great fun making edible crystallised flowers for Easter today. All you need is an egg white, a paintbrush, castor sugar, spring blooms and a bit of sunshine. 314 more words


Cary Green and the Pavilion, Torquay, Devon. Leave it alone.

This is Southampton Harbour…in a busy large city it might be expected that an area by the docks be taken over for the rich, but do we want this in Torquay. 423 more words


Oi, keep off my eggs, says the angry broody goose!

One of our gorgeous gaggle of embden geese has gone broody and she’s a formidable force! She battered my arm with her wing yesterday morning when I took her egg and the other girls’ eggs which she’d pulled in close. 56 more words

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Running Buffet's Discourse on Hot Cross Buns with Numerous Illustrations

Hot cross buns are great. Far more so than chocolate eggs or Easter bunnies, they are what I look forward to at Easter. They take everything that is great about a toasted teacake and, somehow, with the addition of a simple dough cross on the top, make it so much better. 650 more words


Blackthorn around the chicken pen at Weeke Farm, Spreyton, Devon

We haven’t cut our hedges for the last two years so that we can let the hedges grow and the wildlife flourish. The blackthorn is really beautiful at this time of year and really spectacular when the hedges haven’t been cut back to the banks.

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