Food and more food!

Increasingly, we’re both a little bit more conscious of what and how much we eat these days – so today was going to be a challenge! Not so much quaLITY but quanTITY. Potentially, there was a big chance we could easily over-eat – and no doubt, pay the price the following day! ? First stop …
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Rosi’s 60th Birthday Celebrations

We headed off to Rosi’s tonight to help her celebrate her 60th Birthday. We arrived for 6.30 (Paul and Karen gave us a lift after the weather deteriorated in the afternoon, meaning we didn’t fancy the walk). The gang was all there – Tom, Julie, Trish, John, Paul, Karen with Dave on Bar Duties! ?? …
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First Visit: Shires Inn

It was a drive into unchartered territory for us two today as we headed with neighbours David & Valerie for the village of Peatling Parva (population 181) and The Shires Inn and Restaurant. The occasion? A belated birthday lunch for David and me! ?. It was Ann and my first visit, but our dining companions …
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Ten for a Bank Holiday Lunch!

This was ambitious, even by our standards! Ten of our neighbours here for a full-blown three-course Sunday long lunch! In addition to Ann’s legendary skills in the kitchen, I had a go at ‘something’ (always worrying when I’ve got a whisk in my hand!). Motivated by my mantra: chocolate in everything, I created a ‘mystery …
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