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Wonderful guests and a Marlborough connection

After six and a half years of welcoming guests, every day is still a joy as I meet and make new fascinating friends from all parts of Britain and all over the world, and from every walk of life. From … Continue reading

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The perfect pub for a perfect lunch

Every Sunday at the end of a busy morning of B&B work I walk past the cathedral to my favourite pub, The Eclipse, in one of the oldest buildings in Winchester, dating back nearly five hundred years. This is a … Continue reading

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Winchester for the perfect ‘nanobreak’

In the Travel section of the Times (January 10 2009) John Naish sings the praises of taking Bed and Breakfast mini-breaks where the journey from home might be just sixty minutes or even less!  The result: "that rarest of modern … Continue reading

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A great jazz singer comes to Winchester

One of the coolest young jazz singers in the UK, Clare Teale from Skipton in Yorkshire  is coming to Winchester on January 17.  Clare has a long string of cds, six recorded over eight years, the most recent Paradisi Carousel, … Continue reading

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Welcome back and Happy New Year

  After a long absence due to some sad changes in our family life I am back bringing more photos and news about what to enjoy in Winchester, past present and future, from the perspective of my Bed and Breakfast … Continue reading

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Harley Davidsons in Winchester

On my way through ther city this morning I say a great line-up of gleaming squeaky clean bikes. The riders were stopping for a coffee in my favourite Winchester pub, the ancient ‘Eclipse’, before riding down for a great day … Continue reading

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