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Putting the kettle on – with Hoogly Teas

Hoogly Teas, the intriguing tea company based in the South East of England, supplies Alexander House with a range of beautiful blends. Few things in life offer the same dose of comfort as a mug of hot tea, and so at this trying time who better …

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Harry’s Bar – Larder Cupboard Cocktails

We caught up with Harry Jarvis, Restaurant & Bar Manager at Rowhill Grange as our resident cocktail-aficionado, to get his thoughts on what to make from our rapidly depleting drinks cupboards – everyone likes a cocktail after all!

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Peace of Mind: Turn Down at Home

GET SOME ZZZS We all know that it’s incredibly important to get a good night’s sleep – for both our physical and mental well-being. Right now though, with homes becoming make-shift offices and/or schools, and with the air heavy …

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The Great British Knit Off

Apologies in advance if the GBKO is already a ‘thing’ – but here at the AHC we’ve been thinking up ways to busy idle hands, and what could be better than knitting? With arts and crafts in vogue like never before, surely …

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Darrel Wilde’s favourite marinade

With the promise of some sunshine on the horizon and all of us twitching to spice up supper time, we spoke to Alexander House’s Executive Head Chef, Darrel Wilde about his favourite marinades. He might say we prised it out of him – …

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Gardening with Russell Dixon

Our Head Gardener at Great Fosters Russell Dixon gives us some simple gardening advice we can all use at home: MOW  Give your lawn its first cut of the season – cut high on the first cut, then cut again a few days later. Getting the …

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