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Archives for July 2014

Yesterday morning a large envelope arrived in the post from Quality in Tourism. Our 7th consecutive year of being the proud possessors of 2 stiff white certificates, confirming that Updown Cottage has achieved a grading of 5 star and a coveted Gold Award for ‘exceptional quality of accommodation and customer service’. We were awarded 100%… Continue Reading →

I watched an inspirational TED lecture yesterday (whilst ironing!), which made me think…..as TED lectures usually do! One of the themes was about Apple and why we all buy their products….apparently it’s because we buy into WHY they do what they do, not WHAT they do. I didn’t quite get the significance of this at… Continue Reading →

On Friday evening I received the following texts from Mr C which simply made us very happy! “Just a short text to thank you again for what my wife described as a perfect week and I must concur Hope all was left to your satisfaction Cannot wait until we return Thanks again” I thanked him… Continue Reading →

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