Chilled Watercress Soup recipe

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One of our favourite summer soups, served chilled it really is a showstopper. We use horseradish crème fraiche to add richness and give it a real lift and tiny dice of fresh apples and cucumbers to finish it perfectly. In the restaurant we sometimes serve it with a mini pulled pork sandwich as well which our guests really love.

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The Grown-Ups Guide to open air entertainment

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Regardless of the unpredictability of our weather – we all love outdoor activities – from music festivals and clifftop weddings to the humble picnic. One of our favourite pastimes right now is open air theatre and cinema: packing up your favourite snacks and beverages, getting cosy on the grass with blankets and pillows and watching the sun go down in the fresh air. There is a thrill and excitement watching a great film or play in the open air – birds and insects flying around you, the warm breeze, and possible summer showers.

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Breathing Exercises

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We all know the expression ‘as natural as breathing’. And sure, we tend to inhale and exhale without much – if any – thought.

But in reality most of us don’t breathe ‘naturally’ at all. Most of us have adopted some pretty bad breathing habits as we’ve grown up, including poor posture, shallow breathing and over-tensed muscles.

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Create your own garden cinema


Rather than depending on a public outdoor cinema event, why not create your very own outdoor cinema in your back garden? You can choose the film, pause it whenever you like, and choose the perfect clear evening – rather than battling through the summer’s drizzle. It can be quite simple, and makes for a very special date to treat a loved one with, or you could gather friends together after an early evening barbecue.

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