Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Jane’s Kitchen – Avocado Ice Cream

This ice cream not only looks cool and enticing it tastes delicious too! Avocado is an unusual ingredient in a desert but the sweetness of the Condensed milk...

Lesley Meaker – Hampshire Open Studios

Lesley lives on the borders of Hampshire and Dorset and has art at the centre of her life. The natural beauty of the surrounding...

Illustrator at large – Rachel Hudson

Since my illustration ‘Hare and Hay Bales’ appeared on the cover of Itchen Valley Forum magazine last August, I’m enjoying a busy year of...

An Unexpected Encounter… With a Barn Owl

We’re having a heatwave. The doors of Bishops Sutton Village Hall are flung open to allow a welcome breeze to refresh a dozen women...

Iris Crowfoot – Crossing the Channel this Summer?

I’ll be taking my sons to France when school breaks up for the summer holidays. Living so close to Portsmouth, the only way to...

Jane’s Kitchen – Smoked Trout and Asparagus Quiche

Quiche is rather like soup – after the basic recipe you can add whatever flavouring or ingredients you like or have to hand. With...

Alex Handford of Hampshire Farmers’ Markets

You could be forgiven for thinking that wellies and warm coats are the necessary attire for a day on the market, and while that...

A Wasps Revenge

Just because I’m wearing orange linen trousers doesn’t make me a Buddhist!” Thwack went the fly swat again as I cavorted around the conservatory...

Feast of Festivals

Ah yes it’s that time of year again, from May onwards there is a veritable feast of festivals from which to choose without even...

Xelabus – a brief history

How many times have you seen a green bus in the Meon Valley area bringing back memories of the former Hants and Dorset buses...