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Friday night at River Cottage HQ

If there was ever an example of terrible timing, we were victim of it this weekend….

Back in October while trying to tick some Christmas presents off the list, we decided with my Brother and Sister-in-law (Mr and Mrs R-G) to go away for a night or weekend together and enjoy some good food rather than swapping gifts. 1,129 more words


First Carp of 2015

Haven’t been out for a good few weeks, so decided I really needed to make an effort. Headed out to Newcourt Barton Fishery, near Cullompton to try for the resident carp on the fly rod, despite it being gale force winds and rain. 261 more words

Fly Fishing

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Plymouth Argaum secure Devon One title

PLYMOUTH Argaum claimed the Devon One title with a hard-earned 20-15 victory over second-placed Plymstock Albion Oaks at Bickleigh Down.

It is Argaum’s second successive league crown, having won Devon Two last year. 734 more words


Welcombe Mouth

Honey and I are in North Devon today on a work-related visit, and take the opportunity to return to one of our favourite beaches. Welcome Mouth is a part of that wonderful area of cliff on the North Devon/Cornwall borders where the earth’s crust has been pushed and snapped into points that rise up to 400 feet above the Atlantic. 235 more words

Wild Swimming

The Robins Song....ode to the little Robin that wakes me & keeps me company all day.

The Robins Song.

On the tip, of the top branch of a tree,
The Robin sings just for me.
He opens up his little bill, 63 more words



What is it that drives you?
Is it the desire to please …
Your boss, partner or friends.
Or something deeper than that? 203 more words


1915 - March 28

Devonshire looking beautiful, so sad to leave it all in such a hurry. Went to Church in uniform, shall be sorry to get into mufti to-morrow after 7 months uniform.

British Army