A Day Out in Tavistock

A Day Out in Tavistock

A classic Devon market town just fifteen miles from Plymouth, Tavistock is well worth a visit. It is the largest market town in Devon, with a population of approximately 11,599 in 2007. It is set on the River Tavy, from where it’s name derives, and is below the western edge of Dartmoor.

You Know You’re in Plymouth When…

You Know You’re in Plymouth When…

Everyone who lives in Plymouth loves it (unless they are seriously deluded!). But what sets Plymouth apart from lesser places? When you’ve been away to foreign lands, like Exeter or London, what are the unmistakeable signs that you are back in Plymouth? For your...
Boux Avenue in Plymouth

Boux Avenue in Plymouth

November saw the arrival of a new store in Plymouth’s Drake Circus shopping centre. This was the launch of the 24th Boux Avenue shop in the chain owned by ex-Dragon’s Den entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. I was given the opportunity to ask him a few questions...
Rock Solid Design in the Home

Rock Solid Design in the Home

Beauty may well be in the eye of the beholder, but style is something that we wish everyone had. Particularly when it comes to our homes. Here are some original and interesting interior design accessories cast in concrete that could give your home a stylish...
How to Make Perfect Popcorn Every Time

How to Make Perfect Popcorn Every Time

It’s often the little pleasures in life that make the difference. There’s little more pleasant than settling down to watch a film with bowl of home made popcorn. Ironically, although popcorn is meant to be easy to cook, finding great...
Twelve Top Tips for Plymouth Property Buyers

Twelve Top Tips for Plymouth Property Buyers

For Plymouth property buyers, finding a new home is well known to be one of the most stressful activities that we can embark upon. There are many potential pitfalls. However a bit of knowledge sensibly applied can make the whole process much easier and safer. Follow...
Ten Things Plymouth Gets Right

Ten Things Plymouth Gets Right

Plymouth is a great city and I love living here. InPlymouth.com launched the #LovePlymouth Twitter campaign to find out what makes Plymouth loveable. I’ve managed to whittle down my personal list to just ten things that I think Plymouth gets right. These city...
How to Sell Your House Quickly

How to Sell Your House Quickly

Trying to sell your house quickly is never easy, particularly now. There may be fewer houses on the market than there used to be, but there are also fewer buyers around. So how do you sell your house quickly anyway?

Save Money on Your Food Bill

Save Money on Your Food Bill

With food prices going up and other demands on our wallets, many people are feeling the financial pinch at the moment. But there are a few simple techniques which can help to bring your weekly food bill down.

An American Visitor in Plymouth

An American Visitor in Plymouth

My teenage daughter announced recently that an American friend she had met on the internet was coming to England this summer, and could she come and stay with us! We hummed and hawed a bit thinking, we’ve never met this girl or her family, indeed our daughter...
Is Plymouth too Remote?

Is Plymouth too Remote?

Some companies consider Plymouth to be geographically remote and are reluctant to base resources somewhere that is considered to be in a peripheral location. As a result Plymouth is very dependant upon it’s University, Derriford Hospital and Devonport Dockyard....

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