A Guide To Failing And Learning From Failure

I was cooking up a storm the other day when I thought to myself just how much I enjoy cooking. And how, if I say so myself, I’m pretty good at it. I adore experimenting with flavours, trying new recipes or making dishes look pretty. I then contemplated how some people absolutely hate to cook. […]

Winter Style Pale Colours And Soft Layering

I am, as I type this, ensconced in one of our trio of hotels, wrapped up in many layers as an engineer works on the heating – which decided to die only a week after we had flung open our doors. We have also had to deal with non-functioning card machines, missing keys, bar stools […]

A Lot Can Happen In A Year / Reflecting On 2017

2017 HAS BEEN ONE OF MY MOST CHALLENGING YEARS. Well, what a year that was! To say it was one of my most challenging would be an understatement. As we are now firmly ensconced in the New Year, I wanted to take time to reflect on a few high and low points of 2017 – AKA […]

How To Greet The New Year Without Regrets

We’re about to start a brand New Year, and many of us are exhilarated by the thought of a fresh start. Every year, January brushes away the cobwebs of the old year and we are filled with renewed optimism for change. We make plans to change ourselves and our lives, we shed the baggage of […]

All I Want For Christmas Is A Hotel – Or Two

I am, as you may very well know, an advocate of grabbing midlife by the throat and shaking every last ounce of joy out of it. Life is to be lived, there are new beginnings just around the corner and life-changing adventures are there for the taking. So when Andrew and I took a look […]