Firstly, thank you very much for such a positive reaction to last week's blog. In light of the awful events this week, being kind seems all the more important so whether you spread the blog or not, at least just spread the message.
The enthusiasm from Susanna and Mark Rynehart is infectious when I speak to them about their lifestyle change – swapping supermarket shopping with indy-shopping, the high street butchers and farm shops for example.Over the next few months, I’m going to track the Ryneharts’ progress as they change their shopping and eating habits. And don’t switch off now thinking this isn’t for you – I’m an online supermarket shopper and had my eyes opened.It all started for the Ryneharts with a wish list of an intimate wedding within the local community, servi[...]
Recently, I've been catching up with some of the owners and managers of our local Tonbridge eating places and wanted to share with you what I've learnt about our evolving & exciting eating scene...get your diaries out, there's lots going on! The Old Fire Station will continue to bring great chefs to Tonbridge and some are starting to come back to[...]
'Why would you go back to the same place twice in one week?' I hear you cry. Well, that's because the venue is the Old Fire Station in Tonbridge, & variety is their signature dish. In one week in May, The Old Fire Station was transformed into an art gallery for South East Open Studios, & subsequently charitably hosted 'Empty Bowls' in aid of The Bridge Trust & Anglo-Dutch chef Justin Brown's two night residency. If the events are the variables, then the venue is the constant: the high ceilings give the room space[...]