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Archive for December, 2013

2014 Spring Offer

Posted on: 22nd December 2013

Easter is set to be fantastic on the Isles of Scilly!

Walk Scilly 12–18 April offers 24 themed walks taking in all the inhabited islands and some of the uninhabited islands.

Scilly Folk Festival follows Walk Scilly 17–20 April: live music and lively sessions across all the islands.

The islands will be blooming and scented with the last of the narcissi season, as well as the summer flowers beginning to creep in (or out, should we say)!

Before the summer rush – you could enjoy a peaceful beach to yourself, but the weather here is often bright, sunny, and warmer than the mainland!

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Gemütlichkeit (Bavaria, part I)

Posted on: 18th December 2013
Not just the bears who rest at ease!

Not just the bears who rest at ease!

There’s a word for it in German – Gemütlichkeit. ‘Congeniality’ may be the best English can come up with. Cosiness, comfortableness, unhurriedness. A sense of – of a place where “a bear can rest at ease with just the bare necessities of life”[1]. At least if the bare necessities of life include good Kaffee and Kuchen, which the Germans will assure you they do.

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Rachael in the guest house

Posted on: 8th December 2013

This week’s edition of “meet the staff” with bonus cats!

All summer we’re like the proverbial swans, keeping the surface of the guesthouse smooth as glass while we paddle furiously in and out of duvets and showers. Or are we, in fact, just as serene as we look? Rachael is one of our guest house “swans” and we caught her in the cafe during a quiet afternoon at the end of the season:

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Munich: strudel tasting

Posted on: 2nd December 2013

Good to be back on Scilly.

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