Author Archives: Louise Murray

Pumpkin power!

Pumpkin bread, pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin pie, pumpkin risotto – the options are endless, and endlessly mouthwatering. It’s finally pumpkin season, and the reasons to celebrate are many. Not only is pumpkin delicious but it also packs some powerful healthy perks, so here are seven reasons it’s OK to be totally obsessed with this season’s superfood… Lower … Read more

Foodie Paradise

With long hours of sunshine, rich and fertile soils and its southerly location, the Isle of Wight is a foodie paradise! Around our shores you will find foraged, seasonal and home-made delicacies, crab shacks, farm shops and roadside produce stands – all providing food fresh from our soil and seas. At West Bay we love… The … Read more

October half term adventure awaits…

Escape to the Island this October half-term where action-packed fun and adventure await! From illuminated woodlands to dinosaur hunts and bushcraft adventures, you’ll enjoy a range of fun-filled activities to keep the entire family entertained. Here’s a snapshot of our favourite family friendly half-term fun… Blackgang Chine Illuminations: Step into the land of imagination and discover … Read more

10 health myths busted

Eggs are bad for your heart: Omelet lovers, rejoice. Eggs can form part of a balanced diet, despite their perceived ‘bad’ reputation due to their cholesterol content. Eggs do contain some saturated fat, but the butter on your toast or the bacon that may come with your eggs will probably make a more significant contribution to your overall … Read more

Why you need an Indian Head Massage

Indian head massage is a relaxing holistic treatment that uses acupressure massage on the head, face, neck and shoulders. It aims to rebalance your body’s energies. Indian Head Massage helps increase mobility and flexibility in the neck and shoulders. It improves blood circulation, lymphatic flow and aids elimination of toxins and is particularly good for reducing … Read more