Slow Exeter

November 30, 2014 9:11 pm

Planning an outing to Exeter I turn to writer, teacher and director of the Reading Room, Leah Varnell who knows Exeter like the back of her hand. Here she suggests... View Article

Christmas Comes Early at Crux

November 23, 2014 9:04 am

Rattery is a small village between Dartington, Buckfastleigh and South Brent. It has a 13th century church; there used to be a violet nursery there and the nearby manor of... View Article

Cycling the Exe

November 14, 2014 4:22 pm

Some mornings I cycle from Hillfield Village to Blackpool Sands for a beachside cup of coffee at the Venus Cafe. The route, although delightful, has its challenges as does all... View Article

Spotting Seals

November 6, 2014 5:32 pm

It was one of those spur-of-the-moment decisions – to go to the sea late on Sunday afternoon. With waterproofs, wellies and a flask of tea thrown hastily together, we head... View Article