Monthly Archives: October 2011

Society and the ‘Yob’ Culture

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics  Duncan & Jo from Chipping Sodbury said simply of Hanover House – ‘Simply stunning!’ Creation of the ‘Big Society’ is one of the coalition government’s aims and looks to society at large to become more cohesive, caring and self-supportive. However … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics  Priscilla and David from San Francisco, following a long stay at Hanover House wrote ‘(musically) ‘where have all the hosts gone? The real ones? At Hanover House we’re gladly finding’. ‘Hospitality exemplified – memories abound of our stay!’  Just walked back … Continue reading

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Wolsey Lodges – A Cardinal Sin?

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsThe Robbs of Nottingham (not Robins of Sherwood?) said of Hanover House ‘A wonderful, relaxing yet vibrant house. Excellent hospitality, thank you!’ Hanover House (www.hanoverhouse.org) historic and luxury 5-star B&B in central Cheltenham is also a member of the prestigious … Continue reading

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The Will of the People – or Not?

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics Cheryl Gillan MP, Secretary of State for Wales, when she stayed at Hanover House (www.hanoverhouse.org), said ‘Brilliant – thank you both so much!’ and Marina Yannakoudakis, City of London MEP declared that (Hanover House) was ‘Home from home’. In a … Continue reading

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All Things ‘Franglais’!

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsSome comment from visitors from France ‘Thank you so much for a warm and friendly welcome in your beautiful house’ [Nice and Marseille]; ‘Fabulous house, great welcome!’ [Lafitte] and ‘A Perfect House!‘ [Lille]. The word ‘Franglais’ was probably coined by … Continue reading

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A Night at the Opera

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsMina from London wrote ‘I’d love to live in Hanover House’s Nursery room. How very nurturing and welcoming’ Hooray! The New York Metropolitan Opera (NY Met) 2011 season has just started in the last few days in Cineworld Cheltenham … Continue reading

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All News is not (necessarily) Bad!

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsMichael & Jo from Shoreham-by-Sea said (Hanover House is a) ‘Beautiful House. Hospitality and breakfasts superb!’  News comes in different formats and at different levels. There is world, strategic news, such as Mummar Gadaffi’s sudden and fairly shocking death at the … Continue reading

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Consultation(?) – I don’t think!

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsOur friends, the boys who run ‘Butlers Hotel’ advised us that Hanover House is No 1 on Trip Advisor for B&Bs in Cheltenham! (Very generous, as they had had the slot for the last 2 years.) Tonight we had … Continue reading

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A Fox Gone to Ground

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics  The recent uproar and subsequent witch-hunt for Liam Fox’s ‘brush’ have filled the front pages of the National Press and filled the airwaves for some days, culminating in the Secretary of State for Defence’s resignation. Even this, however, … Continue reading

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Un-Ladylike Misunderstandings!

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics  An American fan of the festivals said (Hanover House is) ‘A perfect spot for taking in the Festival‘. Veronica is The Lady Ambassador (or should that be Ambassadress?) in Cheltenham and the appearance of Rachel Johnson (Boris’ sibling), the … Continue reading

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