Somersault Festival at the Castle Hill Estate is a five day summer camp of music, adventure and outdoor living running from 17th -21st July and well worth visiting in 2015.
50 grams citric acid
2lbs sugar in 3 pints water
Wash flowerheads and quarter oranges and lemons. Dissolve the sugar in the water over heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Allow to cool.
Pour sugar syrup over flowerheads and oranges and lemons. Add citric acid.
Stir twice a day for three days. Decant through a sieve into bottles.
To serve dilute with still or sparkling water.
Two weeks of stunning weather have allowed us time to explore some hidden beaches right on our door step. This one is only a five minute paddle from Lee Bay and we didn’t see another soul all day.
Steep cobbled streets, pretty white-washed houses and a lovely quiet harbour make Clovelly a gorgeous day out whatever the weather.
When the chickens came back from their holiday we started to notice some changes in the little white ‘hen’ Snowy, she has since grown a rather fine comb and has a good set of lungs too!
Before Christmas the lovely Pacapod team came to shoot their Spring/Summer 2014 collection in the Calfshed and the Apple Press. We love the results and you can try out their Picos Pack for picnics and outings when you come and stay.