The Langton Arms Palm Trees White Chocolate and Raspberry Brownies (Blondies) Peugeot The Canal by Dr D A C McNeil

Hints & Tips For December/January by David Greaves

A spot of gardening, even on the coldest and greyest of days, will lift your spirits, and warm you up!  The shorter days also make it more difficult for gardening as the daylight hours but there are still may jobs to continue with in the winter months 

New Look Motor Museum Now Open

The Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson, MP, unveiled the new look Museum on Friday 12 February at a private preview event. It was then officially opened to the public at 10am on Saturday 13 February, by Managing Director, Julie Tew and Josh Harden, aged 8, the face of the Museum’s marketing collateral.

Ooh La La - Ian's Cooking up a Feast at Clarkes

Clarkes of Queniborough

Well, they are at it again the team at Clarkes - many congratulations for gaining Bronze recently in the British Pie awards for their delectable pork pies. There really is no stopping the run away train of success for their sumptuous hand made pork pies.

Technology that helps with Migraine & Stress

CEFALY Technology has produced an innovative band that is worn around the head to solve the global problem of migraine and other types of headaches. 

Fraisier Strawberry Cake

Fraisier Strawberry Cake

Wow the special person in your life with this impressive looking cake ideal for birthdays or celebrations, this classic French recipe has a few short cuts, so you don’t need to be a master baker to make this version!  Cuts into 10 slices, Prep: 45 minutes, Cook: 35-40 minutes  Ingredients:

News from the Farm Gate by Milly Fyfe


We have passed the Spring equinox and can start to enjoy light mornings and longer light in the evening. I am sure that it is a delight for most as you always seem to get more done during the daylight hours don’t you? 

The Little Theatre

The Little Theatre

The Little Theatre is a predominantly voluntary run organisation and has established itself as home of the Leicester Drama Society (LDS), having run for 90 years in the heart of Leicester’s city centre.

Harts Nottingham for your Wedding Venue

Nestled discreetly in one of the best and most upmarket locations in the city of Nottingham, sits the renowned Hart’s Restaurant and four-star Hart’s Hotel - with its welcoming ambience, stunning views and charming atmosphere, you would be forgiven for thinking you were hidden away in a rural haven

Hats and Caps for Men

Hats have been around for centuries - It is unknown when we started to wear them, perhaps it was the first animal skin wrapped around the head of early man to protect from the elements. 

Hints & Tips: For April / May by David Greaves

Now Spring is here and the temperature is rising there are numerous jobs to be tended to. Firstly plant any new evergreen trees, shrubs and hedges and move any existing evergreens. 

Q&A With Richard Dreyfuss, an Interview by Karen Anne Overton

Richard Dreyfuss

From slicing open a shark’s belly in Jaws, to chasing UFO’s in Close Encounters of the Third Kind, actor Richard Dreyfuss, 68, made a big splash in the 70’s and won an Oscar for his role in romantic comedy The Goodbye Girl.

Create A Personalised Living Space

Have fun by choosing the right objects to compliment your room. Whether you have recently re-decorated or feel like sprucing up your living space, there are so many to choose from. Start with one or two colours for your accessories to coordinate with your furniture and wall colour.

Crunchy Mackerel Salad

Serves 1 Ingredients: A handful of lettuce leaves 5 Cherry tomatoes 1 small stick of celery, finely chopped 3 radishes, chopped 1/3 pepper (any colour), sliced 40g cucumber, sliced 1 spring onion, chopped 120g peppered mackerel 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp balsamic vinegar 1/2 tsp seeds  

Did You Know?

Fluoride is a known poison and here in Leicestershire we do not have fluoridated water (so Severn Trent tell me).

The Lost Crown Jewels of King John in 1216

King John's Tomb

King John ‘the Bad’ was particularly fond of collecting (stealing) jewellery and gold plate for himself and coinage for his guards, soldiers and court followers. John inherited the crown of Britain thanks mostly to the crusades by his brother Richard.

David Greaves: Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance

David Greaves has recently received awards from Brett paving for Commitment to Quality and a highly commended award 2015 for the implementation of Elite polished and textured stone, they have also received an award of Contractors choice for the best patio 2015. 

White Chocolate and Raspberry Brownies (Blondies)

  Ingredients  115g (4oz) Stork packet  115g (4oz) caster sugar 2 medium eggs 125g (4 1/2 oz) plain flour  200g (7oz) white chocolate, chopped  115g (4oz) fresh raspberries  Method 


All right, let’s start with full disclosure. I have a bit of a history with Peugeot.