Is Your Daily Coffee Good or Bad?
Jan25

Is Your Daily Coffee Good or Bad?

The coffee culture in the UK is ever-growing and Devon has its fair share of independent coffee shops and coffee roasters. So, is your daily fix a good thing and how much is too much? The daily limit on caffeine intake is 400mg per day (200mg if pregnant). That is the equivalent of 4 cups of fresh ground coffee. The amount in instant coffee varies between 30 – 90mg per cup, whilst decaffeinated coffee still contains a small...

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Go Here… Dartmoor Archery
Jan25

Go Here… Dartmoor Archery

Bring mind, body and spirit into the shot in this new approach to archery, says One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington. Gordon Monaghan is one of those characters whose life story has been chiselled into his features. He’s been there, done that, and survived to tell the tale. These days Gordon is living a more sedentary life as the guiding force behind Dartmoor Archery, the instinctive archery site on the wooded eastern slopes of...

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The Lazy Toad, Brampford Speke
Jan25

The Lazy Toad, Brampford Speke

There’s nothing quite like eating out at a country pub at this time of year. That feeling of getting out of the cold by stepping into an inviting, cosy ambience where you know a warming feast awaits you makes my stomach positively tingle just thinking about it. The Lazy Toad at Brampford Speke created just that for me when I visited after putting together last month’s walk feature. The décor can quite easily be described...

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Oatmeal and Raisin Cookies
Jan25

Oatmeal and Raisin Cookies

Who doesn’t fancy a batch of home-made cookies now and again? Try this quick and easy recipe for the weekend that is perfect for including the kids. Makes 24 Ready in 50 minutes, plus cooling time Ingredients: 225g self-raising flour 175g rolled oats 1 tsp baking powder 250g unsalted butter, softened 200g golden caster sugar ½ tsp vanilla extract 150g raisins Preheat the oven to 180C/Fan 160C/Gas Mark 4. Lightly grease two large...

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Win a Sarah Boddy Seaside Themed Homeware and Textiles Pack worth over £70!
Jan21

Win a Sarah Boddy Seaside Themed Homeware and Textiles Pack worth over £70!

Sarah Boddy is a Leicestershire artist who creates a wide range of homewares, textile and greeting cards featuring beautiful pencil and watercolour artwork of British wildlife. All of her products are proudly made with love and care in the UK. We’re giving away a beautiful Sarah Boddy prize pack including an apron, glass worktop saver, large fine bone china jug and mug. Entrants must be residents of Exeter, East Devon, Mid Devon, or...

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