First Visit: King’s Head at Wadenhoe

It was off to the King’s Head in the village of Wadenhoe (population 244) to catch up with long-time friends, Mick & Jane. We’ve not been here before and in kinder weather, there are some nice walks nearby, so we might try that when it’s a lot drier underfoot and a bit warmer! πŸ™„ We …
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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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Exotic Dining in Kettering

To be honest, you don’t often see the words: exotic, dining and Kettering in the same sentence, but on this occasion, the title should be read literally! Cunningly concealed above the vacated town-centre Argos is: The Exotic Dining – the perfect location if you fancy a REALLY good curry! (Pedantically speaking it’s actual Indian and …
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Pub Addict!?

Well, not really! But visiting the same Pub – the Olde Victoria – within the same week does sound kind of excessive! πŸ˜ƒ. OK, we weren’t there for the beer, but we were there for the food and company! πŸ‘ On this occasion, catching up with friends, Richard and Pauline (who we haven’t seen since …
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Lunch: Northants Nutters Reassemble at The Olde Victoria

Pub Lunch: Queen’s Head at Bulwick

We haven’t been here for a while! Our previous visit (back in August 2019) was with Chris and Gill on our way back from Apethorpe Palace. On this occasion, we met up with Jane and Mick, our long-time friends from our JS days! So, here we are at The Queen’s Head in Bulwick (pop: 152 …
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Return (of the return) to Saxon Mill

We returned to the Saxon Mill in Warwick today to meet up with Alan and Mags (Ian & Ann couldn’t make it). This is now becoming our most-visited out-of-Kettering eatery. To date, the food and service has always been top-notch – but today was a little different. It was certainly very busy when we sat …
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George Gorge!

After taking a trip up to Heckington to visit Denis and Mae’s grave (our first visit since Denis’s funeral back in April last year), we dropped into The George Hotel in Stamford for one of their legendary Afternoon Teas (courtesy of Dennis and Sandra’s Birthday pressy to Ann!) What a surprise – it was delicious! …
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The Look of… Kilworth

It was a welcome return to Kilworth House this evening to see Dusty Springfield in concert. It wasn’t THE Dusty (obviously!) but a darn good impression! The event had been postponed from October last year, then again in April, because of you-know-what, but tonight was (finally!) the night!!! πŸ˜πŸ‘. The performance was called: Delightfully Dusty. …
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