Enjoying the today for 3 nights in New York

November 2015 and we were lucky enough to spend three days in glorious sunshine in New York City. We stayed at the Eventi – a very stylish Kimpton hotel in a perfect position near the Empire State Building. The bedrooms were quite small as you would expect but very stylish and lush – the view… Continue reading Enjoying the today for 3 nights in New York

THE SCOTTISH REFURBISHMENT PROJECT PART 1 – WHEN WE WORKED ON THE LANDING AND THE DUBIOUS BATHROOMS

Back on a snowy day in January 2009 we ventured up to the Scottish Highlands to take a look at a rambling old pile which had gone on the market after 40 years. Whilst not having too much land for this part of the world the house had retained many of its Victorian and Edwardian… Continue reading THE SCOTTISH REFURBISHMENT PROJECT PART 1 – WHEN WE WORKED ON THE LANDING AND THE DUBIOUS BATHROOMS

Guests have all gone home ….

Our guests have left, the bottles have been trudged down the recycling and we can now relax round the fire on this beautiful Autumn day in the Scottish Highlands. Tomorrow it’s back to Luton airport and the M25.                 

Weekend in the glorious Scottish Highlands

Five years ago we turned a dilapidated Victorian shooting lodge into a five star Highland retreat. Sleeping 16 in the main house and 4 in apartments on the grounds Bearnock Lodge is now a wonderful base for self catering holidays, celebrations and intimate weddings. We had a whole houseful this weekend (exhausting) so it’s lovely… Continue reading Weekend in the glorious Scottish Highlands