Shrove Tuesday falls on the 25th February this year and more commonly known as Pancake Day. It is the cause of panic buying eggs, flour and milk and frantically reminding yourself of that rarely used pancake recipe! The celebration is rooted in religion and is always on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. This is the first day of Lent, a period of fasting and absolving for our sins or, for the less religious amongst you, a good reason to to give up chocolate and lose a few pounds. Continue reading
The Fleetwoods are quite a name in the dance holiday industry; their innovative approach to dance has resulted in the creation of 21 prize-winning sequence dances over the years, most notably being the renowned Sindy Swing.
Torre Abbey Sands is the main beach in Torquay and is just a few minute’s walk from the hotels at TLH Leisure Resort. It’s one of the best family beaches in Torbay and we love it, but let’s take a closer look at this great family beach.
Next in the spot-light for our December “foodie” line-up is Nick Coombes, head chef at the TLH Toorak Hotel. When I asked Nick to come up with some ideas for using up Christmas leftovers, I wasn’t expecting him to top the list with a recipe using the controversial Brussels sprout. However, now the BBC have adopted “Sprout Boy” as part of their promotional campaign for this year’s Christmas viewing, Nick is completely on trend with his Creamy Green Sprout and Horseradish Soup, which is absolutely delicious. Continue reading
Linedance as we know it today has evolved way beyond its original roots in country and western dancing. Forget the image of cowboy hats and “yee-ha” as these days linedancing is accompanied by a wide variety of music styles, both new and old. As long as it has a regular beat, you can linedance to it! Continue reading
From perfect pork to beautiful beef, fabulous fish to superb seafood, the Westcountry is renowned for being a top producer of some of the country’s best seasonal produce. If you’re visiting this part of the country, you should make sure you sample as many luscious local dishes as you can. Continue reading