Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Lady Carol’s Nutcracker

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsA convoluted blog header, covering several, but connected recent events during our ‘away day’ from Hanover House ( We close for Christmas to allow our large family descend on the house and achieve the closest we can get to … Continue reading

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Standing up for Tradition?

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsOne of the ideas for enabling cohesion of British society, is the proposal that ‘Britishness’ should be infused in the relatively recent immigrant communities (not counting the Normans or the Vikings of course) to enable them to put a … Continue reading

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Out in the Cold

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsAs a proper winter hits the United Kingdom again – the north and Scotland getting the worst of it as usual, with gales, heavy rain and snow – we are getting our fair share here in the west, as … Continue reading

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Watson at Home and Abroad…?

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsLorna and Jo, said ‘poetically’ of their recent visit to Hanover House ‘Sumptious and scrumptious!’ ‘What’s On’ in Cheltenham and Europe is one theme, the other is a recent acquisition, a first edition printing (1927) of the fragments of an unpublished … Continue reading

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The Christmas Menu Lottery – or The Early Bird Catches the Würst!

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics  Veronica is planning for Christmas at Hanover House ( , so I’ve had to keep out of the way and provide stress-busting glasses of wine on demand.  To take some of the strain off her in terms of … Continue reading

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A Striking Cheltenham Social Whirl!

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics  Alastair and Cynthia from Hertford said of Hanover House’s Nursery room, ‘Many thanks Charlotte for the use of your lovely attic suite!’ We are busy, even at this time of year, at Hanover House B&B ( with guests coming … Continue reading

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