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Bed and Breakfast accommodation in beautiful surroundings...

Fingle, Pound Lane, Uplyme, Lyme Regis, Dorset DT7 3TT

Tel: 01297 443481 Mob: 07765 555894

THE GIANT CLUB RESTAURANT, AXMINSTER

On Saturday we visited The Giant Club Restaurant, Axminster for the first time.  It will certainly not be the last, it was exceptional.  Food prepared with local ingredients, presented beautifully and the flavour exquisite.  Visit their website for sample menus www.thegiantclub.co.uk

SPRING IN ALL IT’S BEAUTY

Spring is in full swing, the trees are now lush and green and the spring flowers have been absolutely beautiful.  The bluebells have been vibrant in amongst the hedgerows around the lanes in Uplyme.  The Glen at the bottom of Fingle’s garden is now fully in leaf and we are surrounded by glorious green.  This really has to be my favourite time of the year, new life emerging everywhere.  The swifts, swallows and house martins have arrived back after their winter break!  The sky above our garden is full of them dipping and diving and feeding on insects. 

Molasses, nut and mixed seed flapjack

I haven’t made this flapjack for ages.  When I was cleaning the pantry yesterday this little jar of molasses from Portugal ‘shouted’ at me.  James and I had spent a very happy holiday there, with Rebecca and Tim, in November. Yummy flapjack and happy memories

First rhubarb from the garden

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Poached pears, rhubarb and crystallised ginger for breakfast this morning, served with natural organic yogurt and flax seeds, almonds, walnuts and Brazil nuts. Served in the sun lounge with blue skies and sunshine a perfect spring morning.

Best Walks with a View with Julia Bradbury

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Best Walks with a View with Julia Bradbury in on ITV tonight at 8pm.  The programme includes walks at Colmer’s Hill, Symondsbury, and a walk up to Golden Cap, once at the top there are spectacular view of the Jurassic Coast and Lyme Bay.  Julia was on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show this morning and mentioned the walks and The Anchor Pub at Seatown a welcome stop at the end of your walk for a drink and greet food.

Ta da ………… shower room finished

Well ….. We have finished.  A huge thank you to James who has worked tirelessly for 6 weeks along side, Shane Quick, plumber, Hodson and Son the tilers and Joe May who laid the floor.  You have all been wonderful. image image image image image image

Construction NOT destruction

We are now on the constructive leg of this ‘journey’ less dust and less noise!!! Next week I hope to post the final pictures.  We shall be ready for guests again in the Ammonite Room with sparkling new en suite shower room.image image

Ready for the flooring and the tilers – hurrah

James has worked so hard during the last two weeks, demolishing, sorting all the rough edges and tidying everything to get it ready for Joe to come on Monday to lay the flooring and the tilers to arrive on Wednesday.  We are almost dust free.  Anyone who knows me knows just how much I hate upheaval and dust.

 

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Sevilles are in the shops again

We have a wonderful fruit and vegetable shop in Axminster where I bought my Seville oranges.  When paying I saw they were selling fresh Tumeric.  I have been putting it in with the fresh juices that I make and the subtle flavour they add is fabulous.

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Demolished!!

What a difference a week makes.  This time last week we had guests and the shower room was in use!  Now ……… James has worked so hard and it now looks like this!!

 

 

 

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