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I thought that Friday’s unexpected flurry of snow would have thawed out overnight. Although it didn’t snow during saturday the snow lingered making the roads in places quite treacherous.
In the early hours of sunday morning snow started to fall again and didn’t stop for nearly 24 hours. We haven’t seen this much snow for many [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Dec 11th 2017

You might recall that I used to make an annual trip to London that was organised by one of my former work colleagues. Sadly last year’s trip was the final one but another excuse to travel to London at the same time of year arose. We were meeting up for an evening meal with family [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Nov 20th 2017

After breakfast we loaded the car and made our way to reception to settle the bill. As we suspected they had added the Champagne to the bill twice although it was shown in two different ways so we nearly missed it. It took the staff some time to figure out what was amiss but they [...]

24 Comments CherryPie on Nov 15th 2017

After a good nights sleep we made our way across the courtyard to the breakfast room. The food options were extensive and the quality of the breakfast was fine but the service was disorganised.  We were given the cooked breakfast menu to peruse and the waiter came back very quickly by which time Mr C [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Nov 14th 2017

Despite good intentions we set off on our journey to Cambridge later than intended. This meant we had to break for lunch on the motorway. The services in that part of the world are limited so we opted for a sandwich in Greggs.
We arrived at the hotel at 13.30 to find that our room was [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Nov 13th 2017

We had an early start with the alarm going off at 6am. Some breakfast items had been left in our room the previous evening but unfortunately we had to leave most of it behind because due to airport security restrictions there would be nowhere to put any leftovers.

The hotel porter loaded the electric buggy with [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 28th 2017

After breakfast we headed off to catch the 9.35  bus to Amalfi, which surprisingly (after our previous experiences) arrived on time! We were travelling to Amalfi so that we could catch a boat to Capri. We arrived just in time to book the 10.30 boat with a return journey. I was a little dismayed that [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Oct 27th 2017

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