Category Archives: Hanover House B&B Activities

Events and activities directly related to the Hanover House B&B business.

Hanover House’s Military Connections

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics Following on from previous blogs on various military subjects, including a few on the Army’s regimental structure and drill, it might be worth briefly summarising some of the Hanover House B&B, (www.hanoverhouse.org ) military connections. In its first … Continue reading

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A Waterloo Link

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsNot the railway station named after the event, but the game-changing (modern parlance) battle that helped change the future of Europe. The battle of Waterloo, fought in Belgium in the early summer of 1815, signalled the military decline of … Continue reading

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The Flashman Connection

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsI heard an item on BBC Radio 4 the other day about an impending sale of the author George Macdonald Fraser’s working library in London. I listened with some interest for several reasons, first; I have been a fan … Continue reading

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Incidental Connections

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsWhen Veronica and I came to Hanover House #hanoverhouse in 2007, a number of strange, incidental connections occurred with links between our past, present and future. First, we had hunted high and low for a suitable house in the Cheltenham … Continue reading

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A Brush with Artists

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsHaving had a run of musical and stage artistes staying at Hanover House #hanoverhouse, with notable cellists, an opera singer from the English Touring Opera, a stage manager for the Birmingham Royal Ballet and the odd actress, we have … Continue reading

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Rats in the Belfry?

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsToday’s Radio 4’s News Quiz programme reminded me of another case of ‘mistaken identity’ in Hanover House a few years ago. On the News Quiz, a quote from a local newspaper was read out, in which animal welfare inspectors … Continue reading

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Online Booking – Help or Hindrance?

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsHanover House B&B (www.hanoverhouse.org) in the last couple of years has adopted three online booking systems, one is provided by Queensborough Group and is known as ‘Q-Book’ and provides the backbone of online booking on the Hanover House website, … Continue reading

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Hanover House’s Winter Newsletter

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsWe have decided to publish and distribute to many of our original visitors, a newsletter, circulated electronically, which might just keep friends up to date and encourage some to come back to the delights of Cheltenham. Vol 1 December 2012 … Continue reading

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Thought-Annoys Complaint

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsSorry about the title – a pun based on ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’, the well-known novel by the American Philip Roth on the subject of excessive sexuality – which doesn’t apply to the subject of this blog fortunately…  The only connection … Continue reading

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Periodical and Paper Promotions

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsBack in the news(paper(s)) after a bit of a break, Hanover House B&B ( www.hanoverhouse.org ) features at the moment as part of a promotion of Alastair Sawdays with The Times where 50 of the top B&Bs featured by … Continue reading

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