Paul Steele

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Eartham Woods and Gumber Farm Walk, South Downs

This is the fourth walk in the quartet of walks around Slindon and Eartham, in the South Downs National Park, in West Sussex, UK. Today we will start …

UK National Parks

Cromwell’s Bridge, History Over The River Hodder, Lancashire

On the B6243, as you cross the River Hodder near Hurst Green, Lancashire, look upstream. You will see an older, more derelict and small looking …

Selma, AL

Devilishly Delicious Rhubarb and Custard Cake

It’s prime time for harvesting your bumper crop of Rhubarb and what better way to eat it than in a cake This is a fruity, creamy treat that everyone …

Food & Dining

Toro Loco Tinto Superior 2018 – A Surprisingly Tasty Red Wine

When looking for a quaffable red wine for an evening in the garden, something tasty but that would not break the bank. Toro Loco with its good …

Food & Dining

Dale Park and the Great Down Walk, West Sussex

This is the third walk in a quartet of walks around Slindon and Eartham, in the South Downs National Park, in West Sussex, UK. Today we will start in …

UK National Parks

How To Train Your Dog To Pose In Photos

I have successfully trained my dog to pose in photos and am always being asked on social media how I get him to do it. Yes I know him being a border …

Border Collie

Ecotherapy – Where Nature Helps Our Mental Health

Ecotherapy is a new buzz word that brings together nature and mental health therapy. Ecotherapy can be undertaken with specially trained therapists …

Mental Health

A Dog Walk Through Witch Wood, Lytham

A wonderful woodland walk in the leafy town of Lytham on the Fylde. Witch Wood is a bit of a hidden gem with plenty of locals unaware of it …

Eartham Woods and Nore Folly Walk, West Sussex

This walk will take us to Nore Folly, but first we need to have a start point. Much smaller than Slindon, is the village of Eartham, nestled in the …

West Sussex

Silent Pool – A Sussex Gin Tasting Tour

Britain has become a nation obsessed with “gin o’clock” and the choice on the market is huge, so of course it makes sense for a girl to do her …

Food & Dining

Silent Pool – A Surrey Gin Tasting Tour

Britain has become a nation obsessed with “gin o’clock” and the choice on the market is huge, so of course it makes sense for a girl to do her …

Matlock Bath Walks and Day Trips – Derbyshire

Nestled in the Derbyshire Dales, Matlock Bath is south of Matlock town on a6 road half way between Derby and Buxton a delightful location for family …

Fish And Chips

Deliciously Easy and Quick Chocolate Cheesecake

This chocolate cheesecake recipe has been passed around by my friends, as anyone who eats it wants to make it. It is a big hit with kids and adults …

Recipes

A Simple Flatbread Recipe

Flatbreads are one of my staples throughout the summer months, working so well with the types of food that I enjoy; middle eastern dishes, summer …

Recipes

Long Meg and Her Daughters – An ancient wonder

A wonderful place to walk to, especially at sunset, Long Meg and Her Daughters. Situated half way up the Eden Valley, by the village of Little …

A South Downs Walk – Slindon and the Great Down

Think of Britain’s newest National Park, The South Downs, and most people will mention the South Downs way, a beautiful long distance walk from …

UK National Parks

Quick and Tasty Chocolate Chip Cookies

You know those cookies that you get in the supermarket in the little paper bags? The ones that are crispy on the outside but chewy and soft in the …

Recipes

Virginia Water Lake – A Springtime Walk

Virginia Water Lake can be found on the southern edge of Windsor Great Park. It is a 4.5 mile circular walk around a magnificent blue lake which will …

Walking

Toffee Apple Oat Crunch Loaf Recipe

A vanilla and apple cake with a baked, crunchy, oaty topping smothered in toffee sauce. This is a tantalisingly sweet and moist treat with a …

Recipes

Dog Walks On The Beach – The Good and The Dangerous

My dog, Malc, absolutely loves being in the outdoors, and one of his favourite places to get out to is the beach. A time for running free, the sea to …

Dogs

Truckee Love – Highlights of a Delightful California Destination

While many people across the world know of Lake Tahoe, California nestled in the magnificent Sierra Nevada mountains, fewer are aware of the quaint …

Truckee, CA

A Visit To Great Yarmouth And The Winter Gardens

On a very brisk day in November my family and I were on a mission to get out to the seaside, but more than that a surprise visit to see our eldest …

Norfolk, UK

Organic Prosecco Extra Dry – A Delightful Aldi Fizz

For some summer fizz, drinking in the sunshine I have recently been a little hooked on this Aldi Organic Prosecco Extra Dry. It has been winning …

Food & Dining