Archive for the tag 'Fine Dining'

Valentines menus in local restaurants did not inspire Mr C and I. Instead we opted for fine dining in Chez Nous.

Starter – Melba toast with smoked salmon and cream cheese

Main – Melt in the middle fish cakes

Dessert – Warmed apricots with honey, yogurt and toasted almonds

Served with a sprinkle of Valentines fun 

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 14th 2020

First thing this morning the sun was shining tempting me to visit Attingham Park for a walk in the woodlands. Before going out on any adventure I had to wait in for a routine maintenance visit scheduled between 8.30 and 13.30.
The maintenance man arrived at around 10 am, but for some reason a job that [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 6th 2019

During the season Hodnet Hall is open every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday but only three times on Wednesdays. Today was the first of those days and as Hodnet Hall is one of my favourite gardens I couldn’t miss the opportunity.

There were a few challenges along the way; newly laid chippings on the road with [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 15th 2019

Today was delightfully sunny, a perfect day for clothes washing and hanging them outside to dry. It might sound a bit sad but I really enjoy hanging washing outside in my garden. I also use it as an opportunity to get in extra walking steps by only taking out one piece of washing at a [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on May 15th 2019

Today saw the temperature in my part of the world soar to a hot and humid mid 80s (F).  I was supposed to be doing last minute preparations for when the decorator arrives to refresh two of our rooms. The two rooms he chose to do first (from our list) are the the two most [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 23rd 2018

Recently I have been reading a local guidebook to give me new inspiration for places to visit in Shropshire. One of the places sounded perfect for the beautiful summer weather that we have been experiencing, so the weekend before last I decided it would be nice to take Mr C out to a mystery location [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 17th 2018

A day out at Haddon Hall followed by ‘Fine Dining’ on the patio.

16 Comments CherryPie on Jun 6th 2018

« Newer Posts - Older Posts »