England · Travels

Axminster: Until next time Old Park Hall!

My last week at Old Park Hall¬†was a busy one! Not only did we have the usual cleaning, turning over rooms, lighting fires, making dinner, and general upkeep, we also had family guests and I had a huge sewing project! I spent three days sewing blackout floor to ceiling curtains for the great windows of… Continue reading Axminster: Until next time Old Park Hall!

Allergy Friendly · Cookies/Biscuits · England · Travels

GF Chocolate Cookies with Coconut Flour

Knowing how to cook and bake is not without it’s problems. This is a perfect example. I wanted chocolate, but there was presumably nothing in the house; I had even used all of the flour! I had coconut flour though, and the little recipe on the back of the package turned out wonderfully! I was… Continue reading GF Chocolate Cookies with Coconut Flour

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Lyme Regis: By the Seaside, by the beautiful sea!

  I went for a little adventure away from Old Park Hall, and went to Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast. It’s a little seaside town with tons of little shops, people on holiday, adorable seaside huts, and seaside goodies like ice-cream, fish and chips, and fudge. In April the weather was cold but sunny,… Continue reading Lyme Regis: By the Seaside, by the beautiful sea!

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Axminster Devon England: Old Park Hall

On the train to Axminster I saw: hundreds of sheep, beef cattle, cows, chickens, a few pigs, fat wood pigeons, 3 deer, 4 swans, domestic geese, llamas, 7 pheasants, otherwise numerous and varied birds, and a rabbit in the blackberry brambles by the train tracks, a ruined castle, gorgeous churches, and an old man burning… Continue reading Axminster Devon England: Old Park Hall