A surprise visit

Around 3 pm today, I heard our front doorbell ring and wondered who it could be. On going to the door, I saw two familiar people standing there, both of whom we hadn’t been expecting to see again until next … Read More

Single rooms in Bowness-on-Windermere

Bowness-on-Windermere is a bustling town with serviced accommodation to suit all budgets. Most hotels, guest houses, and small bed and breakfasts offer double, twin and family rooms, but not many have single rooms to let. At Blenheim Lodge, however, we … Read More

Beatrix Potter country

One of the best known denizens of the Lake District was Beatrix Potter. The author of the Peter Rabbit stories, her tales are well-loved by children all over the world. In particular, there seems to be a huge Japanese following, … Read More

Visiting ‘our home from home’

Hubby and I said goodbye this morning to some guests dear to our hearts. Heather, her husband, and her mother hail from Northern Ireland and they have been visiting us now for the last 10 years. Her mother always says … Read More