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New year, new start!

Our local area was identified as one of the healthiest in the country: we love good food and do try to keep fit and healthy. However, most of us need a bit of inspiration at this time of year, so … Continue reading

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Sourcing the perfect bird

When I first moved to St Albans we lived on Catherine Street, and on Christmas Eve first thing in the morning, there was a long queue outside the tiny butcher’s shop opposite. Everyone was there to collect their Christmas turkey, … Continue reading

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Childwickbury Christmas Fair

It is always good to have an excuse to spend time in pretty Childwickbury Village so I am looking forward to the Christmas Market (27-28th November, 10-5, free entry). Set in the beautiful grounds and stables on Christiane Kubrick’s estate, … Continue reading

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Luton Hoo Pumpkin and Apple Gala

The annual Pumpkin and Apple Gala at Luton Hoo Walled Garden is foodie heaven and a real celebration of autumnal British food. Piles of pumpkins and gourds are always appealing, and thousands of visitors came to take photos, guess the … Continue reading

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In times of economic trouble, a cup of tea and a cake may well offer the answer.

In times of economic trouble, a cup of tea and a cake may well offer the answer. I met two entrepeneurs this week who have launched successful cake businesses this year, and are making lots of customers very happy too! … Continue reading

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