• The Cake Walk

    The Cake Walk – Isle of Wight Part 5

    The doggies at Firestone Copse Today wasn’t so much of walking to a tearoom, more of a walk AND a tearoom (or two). I had a minor disaster when the memory card in my Blackberry decided to have a hissy fit and I lost some of my pictures, but Hubster came to the rescue as he took lots on his phone AND managed to save some of mine via the power of being a cleverdick techno bod. We started at Firestone Copse with a picnic. The weather actually felt like summer as we ventured down into the forest to Wooton Creek, where the doggies found some muddy water to jump…

  • The Cake Walk

    The Cake Walk – The Isle of Wight Part 2

    Daisy enjoying the view at the top of Mottistone Down It’s been a tale of 2 tearooms today. We started the day heading north from the South Coast of the Island to Chale Farm Cafe, which on the outside, it has to be said, is not the prettiest of places. Chale Farm Cafe Chale is a a pretty little village, with the blot of a new brick building which houses a Deli and Cafe. The building is ugly and dull, but the landscaped gardens and view towards The Downs is stunning, and on a sunny day, like today, was worth facing away from the building for. And the food….oh the…