Monthly Archives: June 2013

Preparing for Summer!

I think that’s all the ingredients I need. My B&B’s chose gazpacho as their starter for dinner tonight. There’s such a delicious fresh smell wafting towards me. I’m using vine tomatoes, basil, sweet red onion, garlic, cucumber, mixed peppers, bread … Continue reading

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If it’s Summer – it’s Gazpacho

I love summer fayre and not much beats a really tasty Gazpacho. At Mariners Lodge, you get to add the goodies you like, whilst looking at the ever changing sea views from our pretty garden or the conservatory. Come to … Continue reading

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Peace in West Porlock

The sheep are so used to the tide coming right up to their fields, that they take no notice of it. However, it’s a spectacular sight – especially as the sun sets – there’s a 22′ rise and fall here … Continue reading

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I’m Stuck!

Poor pussy, he chased his brother up our cornus conrtaversa varigarta and got stuck. Still, you couldn’t really have a better view to be stuck from – looking up the Bristol channel over the Porlock salt marsh. We get the … Continue reading

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What an evening, warm at last!

A change in the weather heralded another stunning sunset over Porlock Weir harbour, West Porlock and across the sea towards Wales. My B&B’s were clicking away from their bedroom windows, stunned by the colours unfolding across the bay. Go to … Continue reading

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House Martin B&B

After several weeks of blue skies and sunshine, I awoke to watch a bank of black cloud making it’s way up the channel This photo doesn’t do justice to the light bouncing off the cloud across the sea. As I … Continue reading

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Late Evening Ride

I can still feel the warmth of this late evening ride as the sun set over West Porlock. It was high tide in Porlock Bay and the fishing boats were pulling in Pollock. I can arrange boat excursions to Lundy … Continue reading

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Sea & Ceanothus

More photos from our garden at Mariners Lodge B&B. I just can’t stop taking them!! The view and light constantly changes as the sun moves around the house. I realise that we all had ‘sad syndrome’ when we lived in … Continue reading

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A Busy Week!

Lovely start to the week, arranging the flowers for our beautiful Granddaughter’s Christening in the family Chapel at #UgbrookePark. I used flowers and shrubs from our garden, just adding plenty of cow parsley and a few Gerbera’s and roses for … Continue reading

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