Room with a Clue

April 16, 2018News

When I visit a new place, whilst I love to explore, there really is nothing like a bit of local knowledge. Which is really the point of these blogs. Of course, it’s a hard job, making sure that I’m up to speed on all the local hostelries and eateries, but a sacrifice I’m willing to … Read More

Rooms with a Zoo

August 31, 2016News

Marwell Zoo is a 140-acre zoo situated near Winchester, in the English county of Hampshire. It is owned and run by the registered charity Marwell Wildlife. You’ll need some good shoes, because it’s massive, you might even find you just can’t fit it all in on one day. When the kids were small, I used … Read More

Rooms with a Debut

August 31, 2016News

I love Winchester’s Hat Fair, the longest continually running festival of Outdoor Arts, right on our doorstep. The name comes from buskers putting out their hats, and it’s completely free. The city centre will be divided up into festival zones, all just a short walk from one to the next, and all just a short stroll from … Read More