Archive for the tag 'The Hotel Vermont'

7 Comments CherryPie on Oct 8th 2021

Over the years I have stayed in many hotels in Newcastle. I first encountered the Hotel Vermont in 2013 and, although on that occasion I only stayed there for one night I immediately fell in love with it. Now it is my choice of accommodation when I stay in Newcastle.
From the hotel website:

The Vermont Hotel [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 18th 2015

The five of us were able to sit at the same breakfast table that we had the previous morning. I opted for eggs Benedict but found that there was a little too much hollandaise sauce for my taste. One of the lifts was out of order, delaying progress to and from the hotel rooms to [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 2nd 2015

We had set the radio alarm to wake us in plenty of time for a 10 am departure. I awoke to hear the breaking news that ‘Talk Talk’ (our email/web provider) had experienced a cyber attack and that users details had been downloaded. I lay in bed considering logging on to change the passwords to [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Oct 30th 2015

Whilst I gather my thoughts and edit my photos from my recent weekend away with family and friends I present you with another view from my room.

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 29th 2015

14 Comments CherryPie on Oct 21st 2013

In the 19th century, cannon were mounted on the rooftop and fired on ceremonial occasions.

One was used regularly as the ‘noon gun’, firing at the midday in response to a telegraph signal from Greenwich Observatory in London.  After a number of accident – in one of which a gunner was killed – the practice of [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 10th 2013