I hope you guys enjoy me sharing this kinda thing, it feels weird because it’s so personal & it’s not been without its difficulties, but I know you all love a home tour haha! So, here we go... the next instalment of our lives is about to begin, bring on the reno!' (sic). … [Read more...] about Love Island’s Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen reveal plans to transform their new £1 million Essex country home including a special room for their DOGS… and they’ve got Gemma Collins as a neighbour!
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WINEMAKERS TO VISIT Bianchi In September 2014, Bianchi’s zinfandel beat stiff competition to be crowned California Zinfandel Champion. Of the 93 wines entered, only four won double gold; Bianchi’s was one, the other three were from Sonoma, a wine region neighbouring Napa. Known for estate-grown and hand-crafted wines, the Bianchi family’s wine producing heritage dates from 1974, when Joseph Bianchi and his son Glenn set up shop on the banks of the San Joaquin river, eight miles from downtown Paso. Winemaker Tom Lane attributes the brand’s recent success to the 2011 zinfandel’s subtle layers, something he strives to achieve in every vintage through experimentation with fruit from different vineyards, changing harvest times, new yeast strains, and fermentation and aging regimes in spicy barrel types. A glass-walled tasting room overlooks flat fields of vines that begin to sweep upwards to the rear of the property and, inside, a fireplace and warm earth tones … [Read more...] about California’s Paso Robles wine route: top 10 guide
The answer combines Nilsson’s brand of idealism and intense practicality. For one thing, he wants to counteract the exodus of people leaving Jämtland in search of work. “I think it should be possible to live in these parts of the world, the rural parts,” he said. “Also I don’t think that there is any benefit to producing most foods for consumption somewhere else and shipping them back. It doesn’t make sense to me.” Unlike many chefs, he is uninterested in opening more and more restaurants. “But I like doing this,” he said, facing the factory in front of us. “I would like to do more of this. The best way of pushing [the world] in a direction that you want is to make the change yourself rather than go to food conferences and make little statements that people don’t really care about.” … [Read more...] about Magic out of mould: inside the world’s wildest restaurant
"I have heard from many residents who have had a poor experience of these charges, either finding out at a late stage during purchase that they exist, being faced with steeply escalating demands, or being unable to challenge what they perceive as poor value for money or inadequate service in return for the charges," she said. … [Read more...] about Homes: Leasehold maintenance charges action promised
Although a severe flooding, danger to life warning is still in place for the River Severn at the Wharfage in Ironbridge, the water level is reducing. The Environment Agency revealed the gauge for Buildwas at 6pm on Thursday was 5.82m and falling. A peak level of 6.79m occurred at 9am on Wednesday morning. … [Read more...] about Now for Storm Jorge! Third consecutive weekend of misery starts with another MONTH of rain falling today as 70mph gales blow in from Spain bringing fears the worst floods may be yet to come