A Postcard from… Dubrovnik
Aug30

A Postcard from… Dubrovnik

One Magazine’s Jake Tucker visits the Dalmatian Coast’s medieval hotspot famed for its encapsulating ancient walled city, seafood cuisine and Game of Thrones filming locations. Old Town is undoubtedly Dubrovnik’s main attraction. This ancient walled city is actually a UNESCO World Heritage site and as such is steeped in history, with forts, towers and bastions adorning the perimeter from the city’s defensive past. Enjoy meandering...

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Healthy Packed Lunches
Aug30

Healthy Packed Lunches

Coming up with varied packed lunch ideas day after day can be a challenging task for all parents – even if your children aren’t particularly fussy! Endless demands of chocolate, crisps, or the currently trending ‘cool’ snacks that are doing the rounds in the playground, can be hard to say no to but packing the lunchboxes full of nothing but plain fruit and veg is never going to be a recipe for success. Sometimes the key to having your...

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Summer Holiday Survival Guide
Aug02

Summer Holiday Survival Guide

Beat the summer holiday boredom before it even begins with our ideas to get the whole family through the summer holidays. It’s that time of the year that your children have been awaiting for what seems like eternity! But when the summer holidays arrive it’s often the case that your little ones, and often yourself, can get a bit stuck with coming up with enough ideas to fill the long holiday period. Have no fear. Our Summer Holiday...

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15 Minutes with… Tom Backhouse
Aug02

15 Minutes with… Tom Backhouse

We meet the man walking all 15 National Parks in the UK in a year to find out more about his Walk Wild UK challenge, his inspiration, and how he came to be the first ever solo Ten Tors challenger Q: First of all, can you explain to us what your Walk Wild UK challenge involves? To walk the 50+ mile length across, and climb the highest points of, all 15 of the UK’s National Parks in 2017. Each National Park is tackled in a long weekend,...

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Hidden Gems
Jun28

Hidden Gems

Devon famously has so many beautiful places to visit but, when you’re living and working here, it’s easy to take things for granted. Caroline Cook shares some of her favourite locations right on your doorstep that are not to be missed… Cadbury Castle The footpath approach to Cadbury Castle, near to Bickleigh in Tiverton, is a leafy tunnel of over-hanging trees and soft earth underfoot, with occasional teasing glimpses of the beautiful...

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Go Here… Glassblowing
Jun28

Go Here… Glassblowing

Tony Cummings Glass studio in High Bickington, a small village between Great Torrington and Umberleigh, is the epitome of a traditional skilled man’s workshop. Quaint, a little rough around the edges and filled with stories to tell, it serves as an authentic back drop which invites others from around the county to experience this intricate craft and find out more. On arrival, Tony gave us a potted history of glass and its manufacture,...

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