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Jack Fruit Beaumaris and Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens in Menai Bridge

If you find yourself down this way over the summer, consider calling at a new café-bar that has just opened in Beaumaris. Jack Fruit is a plant-based Restaurant & Café-Bar set in the beautiful sea-side resort of Beaumaris, Anglesey. Serving creative, delicious food with classical influences and modern interpretations suitable for Vegetarians & Vegans. We [...]

AVRO Heritage Museum

With all the recent celebrations for D Day I was moved to think of my Dad, now in his eighties. The temporary exhibition was opened by the last surviving Dambuster, George “Johnnie” Johnson along with the now sadly late Dr. Mary Stopes-Roe (Barnes Wallis’s Daughter). The Museum, located on the now major housing development, Woodford [...]

Jam today!

One thing I particularly enjoyed doing last autumn was collecting blackberries from the local hedge rows and making blackberry jam. It seemed to be a bumper year for fruit, and we made loads both for our store cupboard and for friends and family. Eventually however I got sick of the whole sticky business, and the [...]


A few weeks ago I spent my weekend at Optrafair one of the UK’s biggest trade fairs for opticians which took place at the NEC in Birmingham. It’s a good opportunity to look at the most up to date equipment and to look at current trends in frame designs. After some deliberation I decided that [...]