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All about our life in Penzance, the Scilly Isles and the funny things that happen when you run a guesthouse!

Busy Winter

Busy Winter

This winter we went to town on our kitchen and hall/office area. Ceilings and walls came down, floors came up and a very dusty three months began. A picture of the old kitchen which we inherited and had served the Keigwin well over the years, to the newly revamped one complete with breakfast bar which I find great for my lunch.                                                        We began or at ...[Read More]

Over the winter we have been busy, but its not all work and no play.

Over the winter we have been busy, but its not all work and no play.

As well as doing all the winter refurbishment of rooms and having a new floor and radiators in our lounge we have managed a few short breaks away to recharge the batteries.  Over looking Lake Venuela. A fortnight in Spain in November and we were lucky enough to have a fair bit of sunshine, torrential rain, thunder storms, snow and even a tornado! Back home to start the painting and get ready for a ...[Read More]

Bank Holiday weekend escape and Newlyn Fish Festival

Bank Holiday weekend escape and Newlyn Fish Festival

August Bank Hoilday weekend and I was able to escape to Scilly for one night. The main reason being that a school reunion had been organised for my class and any excuse to pop back home is a good one. So leaving Stuart in charge after breakfast on Saturday, I jumped on the Skybus and flew into St Marys. It was a beautiful day and the islands could be seen as soon as we topped the hill over looking ...[Read More]

Fireworks at the Mount

Fireworks at the Mount

Tuesday 12th August 2014 and the National Trust were celebrating 60 years of being in partnership with St Michaels Mount. To celebrate this they put on a spectacular firework display, using the Mount as a backdrop, made all the more magical by a brilliantly bright moon rising above the bay. I just popped down to the Prom to watch, so got a fantastic view without the crowds of spectators and the ba ...[Read More]