Services

High Tea at Upwey Wishing Well

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What is High Tea?   Just before Christmas, we were invited to Upwey Wishing Well for High Tea. I had to google the difference between High Tea and Afternoon Tea as until now, I thought it was the same thing. I was expecting to learn that the contents would be the difference, or maybe  one…

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Holy Cow Milk – The Countryside in a Bottle

Holy Cow Milk

The Countryside in a Bottle John Bright Fencing and Country Store has turned milkman. Their new organic milk vending machine is situated in a Swiss-style chalet right outside the Salway Ash country store and is open every day from 7am to 7pm.  The organic milk comes from Holy Cow, a local farmer’s herd of Jersey…

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More Than Just a Shop – Part Two

Cafe Area

Much More Than A Village Store When I started talking to Karen I didn’t envisage a blog post about a village store could evolve into a two-parter. The thing about this particular store is that there is so much more to it than you’d expect in modern society. This is to a large degree, driven…

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More Than Just a Shop

Fruit and Veg

More Than Just a Shop In the past, few services were more valuable to a rural community than a village store. In recent years many such establishments have been taken over by national chains such as Happy Shopper, One Stop and Londis and with that, we’ve witnessed the disintegration of the personal touch. These stores…

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