Springtime in the Lakes revisited (ii)

Yesterday, I began a short series of posts showing images of the Lake District National Park in Spring. We have had another gorgeous day today in the Lakes and, because it is early May, it has reminded me of an … Read More

A mountain dog that will not climb!

I wrote a post of the same title in my other WordPress Blog about walking to Orrest Head, a fell in South Lakeland made famous by Alfred Wainwright, and thought I would share it here: http://wp.me/p2eEXU-1GX. I also linked a video … Read More

See what I woke up to today

7:50 on Saturday morning, and I felt a wet nose and even bigger snout nudging my right arm. Time to wake up, Mummy! It was Zack – he wanted to go out. I ignored him for all of 2 minutes … Read More

New Instagram page

We have just started an Instagram page and do enjoy putting up photos on it. One of our favourite photos is of Monty, our Pyrenean Mountain Dog which died some eight years past. We still remember him with fondness. Monty … Read More

Painting in a gallery

I was never so chuffed as to receive an email from one of our talented guests who has recently had her painting of the view from her room selected by an art gallery. Donna and her husband came to stay … Read More

Visit from AA inspector and a discount

I had just emerged from our kitchen when, lo and behold, Hubby called me to introduce Martin, an AA inspector. I hadn’t even heard the door ring as I was busy at the back but there he was in our … Read More

A pretty charm from a charming lady

Recently, we had the pleasure of welcoming a lovely family from Singapore to our guest house. A couple was travelling with their two grown children and they had booked B&B accommodation in two single rooms and a double room, all … Read More

Hey, Chocolate Lover!

I LOVE chocolates. I like chocolates with a smooth texture; chocolates with nuts; chocolates infused with alcoholic flavours; rich dark chocolates with character . . . the list goes on. And I especially enjoy good chocolates carefully handmade with care and attention. … Read More

Our new house frontage

Over the past 5 weeks, we have had the landscapers in to create a new garden frontage to our guest house. The work is now mostly complete and we have new walls, a redesigned front entrance, new plantings, and a … Read More

A tiny oasis

Today, being a beautiful sunny day, I decided to take a run to Ambleside. This small town is 5 miles from Blenheim Lodge, our Bed and Breakfast Guest House in Bowness-on-Windermere in the English Lake District National Park. I drove … Read More

Blenheim Lodge video

We had been wanting to have a video made of our guest house for some time now. Today, we received a video that was made for us for Blenheim Lodge. We are hopeful that we will manage to get it … Read More

Scrambled eggs

Well, it isn’t quite ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’, but it will have to do. I was thrilled when I received confirmation today of a post written by Michael Franco about our Bed and Breakfast, Blenheim Lodge. It is just a simple … Read More