Monthly Archives: June 2011

A ‘House History’ Day

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsFor those interested in history, especially British military, carry on reading, for those who are not, switch off now! With some time on my hands during the day, awaiting some ‘real work’ to arrive, I had a look at … Continue reading

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Hottest Day of the Year?

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsToday (Monday) was widely feted as being the ‘hottest day of the year’ with temperatures due to peak in the south of England at about 32 deg C. Unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately) for Cheltenham it turned out to be … Continue reading

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A Lonely Planet

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsAfter a couple of blessedly quiet days, interspersed with telephone and email bookings, 3 Australians suddenly turned up out of the blue, having had a torrid time somewhere or other, following their ‘bible’ the England Lonely Planet travel guide … Continue reading

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A ‘vintage’ guest resurfaces

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsHad news today from Andrew and Sally Sington who recently stayed with us. They have just returned from a triumphant tour of Spain and car rallies with their vintage 1926 Rolls Royce cabriolet ‘UK-2′, in the course of which … Continue reading

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Alastair Sawday’s

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsA frantic day at Hanover House. Early breakfasts to get out of the way together with the usual friendly camaraderie and banter – these were re-visits and know the ropes! The weather started well but deteriorated rapidly around lunchtime, … Continue reading

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Another Day in Cheltenham

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsAnother busy and rewarding Cheltenham day, with the Food and Drink Festival in full swing and Gifford’s Circus operating out at the Racecourse, with its fantastic views. The Food and Drink Festival has been in full swing over the … Continue reading

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Cheltenham Activities in June

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsA typical but fantastic Cheltenham midsummer Saturday, despite the occasional showers! After breakfasting 8 bodies this morning, and having cleared and entertained 3 children, one son in law, a granddaughter and having taken delivery of a car unused for … Continue reading

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