Browsing All posts tagged under »Devon«

All that hard work.

September 28, 2014


After being surprised to hear that I been nominated for Devon’s entrepreneur of the year and informed that I had been shortlisted as a semi finalist in the Small Business of the Year category, I was not sure was to expect when I went to the Venus Awards finalists announcement. Would I get any further? […]

A smile by email

August 1, 2014


As I sat in front of my computer, working my way through the, what seemed, unending stream of emails I’d received after being out of the office for a day – I suddenly got to one which gave me a huge smile.  I’ve been nominated for an award – Entrepreneur of the Year – and […]

Welcome to South West of England!

July 27, 2014


I spend a great deal of time travelling around England, visiting new places and working on different projects, but always come back to South West England. A region home to Devon’s beaches; Cornwall’s Eden Project; standing stones in Wiltshire; caves, cheese and cricket in Somerset; Dorset’s Jurassic Coast; boats and bridges in Bristol; Bath’s Roman […]

Glamping? Don’t mind if I do.

July 12, 2012


It was the annual football team get together, to celebrate the relative success of the season, to present awards key players and to reward hard work and dedication all year with a spot of R&R.  The team in question were under 10’s – the R&R had to suit them. That meant luxury weekend breaks or […]

The simple pleasures? You bet.

April 7, 2012


It was a lovely spring day, so we popped over to Escot – mainly on the hunt for a red squirrel or two, but also to have mooch about this gem in the heart of Devon.  What a brilliant place. Relaxing and natural – a great space to enjoy the great outdoors, climb trees, play […]

Leaving Las Ilfracombe.

January 8, 2012


Moving jobs, moving families and general ‘life changes’ does mean that you have friends all over the place. Fantastic for holidays, day trips or just 24 hours of fun and frolics. It was a delight when Donna moved to Ilfracombe. Having a friend with a house on the edge of a quaint seaside resort, with […]