Win a Blink Wireless Security Camera System
Aug19

Win a Blink Wireless Security Camera System

The Blink camera system is a wireless, battery powered solution that provides a watchful eye to instantly alert you to what’s happening at home. When Blink detects motion, it immediately sends a push notification and an HD quality video to your smartphone. Simply pop in two AA batteries to power Blink for two years and it’s ready to go. The camera has a compact, sleek appearance and is easy to install. Blink uses HD video technology...

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Safety by the Sea
Jul25

Safety by the Sea

The sun is shining and for many of us, that means flocking to the seaside in order to stay cool. But the sea can be a dangerous place, so here’s how to stay safe by learning your beach flags and knowing what precautions to take when by the water. What summer holiday is complete without at least one day at the beach? You’ve got your bucket and spade, your sandwiches, your factor 50 and you’re ready to cool off in the water. But while...

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Bill’s, Exeter
Jul25

Bill’s, Exeter

The buzz in Bill’s on Gandy Street starts first thing in the morning when it opens for breakfast at 8am – it’s clearly a favourite among city workers meeting clients before the work day begins. It transitions to a more relaxed atmosphere mid-morning when parents and buggies descend haphazardly to find room in the lounge areas for kids and friends, eases into lunch when the patrons are a mixed bag of students, city workers and shoppers...

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15 Minutes with… Swanaford Vineyard
Jul25

15 Minutes with… Swanaford Vineyard

One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington recently went along to Swanaford Estate, a young vineyard in the Teign Valley, to meet up with the owners and winemakers Ben and Caroline Goulden. In 2012 Ben and Caroline Goulden left high flying jobs with Sky to branch out, literally, into winemaking. It has been a labour of love, sweat and some tears. “You have to be fit or have deep pockets to pull this off,” says Ben. Although diplomas in...

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Crème Caramels
Jul25

Crème Caramels

This classic French dessert exudes the wow factor yet is made from just a few cheap ingredients in roughly an hour. Makes 6 Ready in 1 hour 10 minutes, plus overnight chilling Ingredients: 150g granulated sugar 4 medium eggs, plus 2 medium egg yolks 100g caster sugar 600ml whole milk 1 tsp vanilla extract Orange slices, grapes and raspberries, to serve To make the caramel, place the granulated sugar in a medium heavy-based pan with 3...

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