Monthly Archives: August 2011

An ‘Ex-Austen’ Time at Hanover House

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics  From Jane of Caenymynydd, Llangdfan (guess which country!) (Hanover House) ‘The best place to stay in the Cotswolds‘  The theme is partially stimulated by today’s visit to us of Peter, our erstwhile Son-in-Law, whose daughter is the youngest Austen … Continue reading

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Green Belt Exit

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsA short quote from a guest from Covent Garden after her stay at Hanover House ‘Absolutely perfect! (and I’m a perfectionist)‘ A busy breakfast at the large Hanover House breakfast table heralded the departure of our Green Belt guests, … Continue reading

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The Cheltenham Kiss…

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsA comment from a satisfied guest to Hanover House from Suffolk ‘Thank you for sharing your beautiful home. Such a pleasure – Hope to see you again. p.s. Don’t change ANYTHING!’ It’s a little known fact about Cheltenham, but … Continue reading

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The Cheltenham Green Belt Festival

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsPrevious ‘Green-Belters’ from Essex (Hanover House is) ‘Beautiful English home, set in England’s Green and Pleasant Land – matched with home comforts and Charlotte’s personal touch!’ (daughter Charlotte clearly made her presence felt, while at home). The next round … Continue reading

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James ‘Jimmy’ Baxter – A thorough Scot

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics‘There is a particular delight in winter walking (in the Scottish highlands). With a firm snow crust filling all the hollows and the sun sparkling on the surrounding hills, and again in September/October, the magical sound of rutting stags … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritans

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics  Quote from Pegasus Opera Company after some of their members stayed at Hanover House. ‘Fabulous darling!’ and ‘Absolutely Fabulous’. Hanover House is a busy place virtually year round. When we’re not full of guests we’re full of family … Continue reading

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And All That Jazz!

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsFrom France, ( and their English is much better than our French) ‘Thank you so much for a warm and friendly welcome in your beautiful house. We will come back.’ (a la ‘Terminator‘?) We try to ‘delight’ our guests … Continue reading

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News from the Orient

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsDespite England becoming top cricketing nation, our departing Australian guests said ‘Gorgeous place and fabulous hosts! Enjoyed ourselves tremendously. Thanks, Veronica and James’. News from the Orient?  Not Leyton Orient for soccer fans or the Express for exotic railway … Continue reading

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Pushing into the 20th Century

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics  A quote about Hanover House B&B from Leominster ‘Thank you so much for your hospitality – the enjoyment & entertainment you have given us. Your home and B&B surpass Alastair Sawday’s description!‘ Another attempt to get into the … Continue reading

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Hanover House Eccentricities…

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics‘Superbly comfortable and great conversation at breakfast! Thank you! Thank you!’ Regular to Hanover House for the festivals, from Sutton. Sometimes Hanover House closely resembles bedlam or a madhouse. Strange things happen for quite mundane reasons. What should have … Continue reading

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