So, the time finally came yesterday when we got some news on when we might see light at the end of the lockdown tunnel. And with the sun shining and spring definitely in the air, it was a positive day! So, it is with renewed energy we are planning to open outside and make the most of our beer garden - hopefully in April if all goes to plan with the lifting of lockdown. The marquee will be back in action (albeit without sides to ensure we stick to the outdoors rule) and we hav
Merry Christmas all! And that is with genuine sentiment, as opposed to sarcasm (which when you read the remainder of this post you would be forgiven for inferring!) We've been a bit quieter than usual of late, both on social media and our blog. The reason being we have been doing a lot of number crunching, head scratching and soul searching. And, with brows furrowed, we have reached the conclusion that we cannot make January work under tier two regulations. We're also worried
Happy Wednesday and mid-lockdown #2! It was two weeks ago today that we were asked again to close our doors for at least 4 weeks, with the promise that we'll be able to re-open them on 3 December. Whether that will be the case (and if so, under what restrictions) is yet to be announced. So all we can do is plan to be open and adjust if changes need to be made closer to the time. Yesterday I made my first batch of mince pies as a practice run for our dessert board in December.