country life

Deepest Somerset in Country Life

Deepest Somerset is featured in the weekly Country Life magazine – in the Easter edition! Gay and Fanny and Philippa have all contributed to the seven page beautifully illustrated feature which digs into Deepest Somerset, with a particular focus on food and farming. Philippa has provided her delicious recipe for veal and Cheddar meatballs, photographed…

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Deepest Somerset on Somerset Day

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Somerset Day is on Tuesday 11th May, and we will be taking part at Yeovil Library. The event is at 2pm, and we will talk about the book and some of our favourite discoveries. There will be a Q&A after the talk, and we will be happy to sign books. The more books we sell,…

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Deepest Dorset – the final dozen

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OF the 3,020 print run of Deepest Dorset, only 12 books remain on Wednesday 22nd December.  We are delighted they have been so popular. As of today, they are only available at Dike’s of Stalbridge, Gullivers of Wimborne, Washingpool near Bridport and Winstone’s of Sherborne.  We have none left to send out, so please don’t…

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Out now! Deepest Somerset

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DEEPEST Somerset, the third book in our series, was launched at Glastonbury Town Hall on 23rd September.  The menu, devised by Philippa Davis, was all Somerset, provided by our generous food producers. The centrepiece was a cheese mountain, featuring not only the finest Cheddars from Keens, Godminster, Barbers and Montgomery’s but newer inventions from Feltham’s…

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Queen’s award for Sayed Ahmad

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ONE of the most interesting and inspiring people we met while we were researching Deepest Somerset was Sayed Ahmad, the Bangladeshi-born owner of Poppadom, an Indian takeaway in Weston-super-Mare, who devotes much of his time to supporting homeless and disadvantaged people in the town and across North Somerset. Sayed’s work, and that of the district’s…

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Deepest Wiltshire supports emergency fund

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WE are happy to report that our first donation from the proceeds of Deepest Wiltshire is £10,000 to Wiltshire and Swindon Community Foundation, for the new Coronavirus Response Fund, which is raising money for financial support to provide emergency help to voluntary groups across the county to support those most affected by the pandemic. Our…

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