Tag Archives: B&B

Last Sunrays Before The Storm

After a sunny afternoon here in West Porlock, I saw the storm clouds gathering out to sea. As I watched, there was a shaft of light across the Porlock Salt Marsh. IPhone in hand, I was lucky to have captured … Continue reading

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The Porlock Riviera – at last!

What a day! I was woken by the sun flooding into our bedroom and shinning into my eyes at 5 am! Knowing that we have high pressure forecast for the weekend, we decided to BBQ some local rump steak for … Continue reading

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Peace In Porlock Bay

Down at Porlock Weir, the Exmoor ‘Weirfest’ weekend is in full swing. Somerset cider, Exmoor beer and very happy revelers are singing to the music. Although you can hear the happy noises from Porlock, we,, on the doorstep, can hear … Continue reading

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Gardening At High Tide

Exmoor, in Somerset, is getting some of the best weather in the country. The Porlock Weir Sailing Club have made the most of the fresh easterly wind to run some closely contested races in Porlock Bay, where the moor meets … Continue reading

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And For Pudding?

Last night I served rich chocolate pots with a compote of fresh black cherries and vanilla ice cream.The yellow in the ice cream, comes from using organic eggs from the farm, to make the custard base! Our guests marvelled at … Continue reading

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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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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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