Monday, 25 May 2015 / Published in Environmental, Gourmet Dining, Latest posts
Our small flock of rare-breed Manx Loaghtan sheep have produced nine sprightly, jet-black lambs during the last ten days.  One set of twins had to be bottle-fed for the first 24 hours but were feeding well with their mother by the second day.  You would not believe how many of the staff volunteered to help
Thursday, 14 May 2015 / Published in Afternoon tea, charity event, Lichfield Festival
Sunday 10th May marked the 70th anniversary of VE Day and bunting festooned the ballroom as we celebrated a nostalgic afternoon of vintage music whilst enjoying a quintessential English afternoon tea. Finger sandwiches, buttermilk scones and a fabulous selection of home-baked pastries and cakes were served with lashings of tea and freshly-ground coffee.   Vintage vocalist,