Silver linings

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Remember, remember the 5th December  Whereas the old English nursery rhyme (referring to the attempted overthrow of  the English Parliament on 5th November 1605), continues with “the Gunpowder Treason, and Plot’, our local 21st century ditty should rather continue “Giant Hailstones, Pelting Rain and a Gale”.  The force of nature was unleashed on parts of […]

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Tripadvisor: Problems with their faulty “false positives” filter as well as their “best value” search button

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Genuine positive reviews are blocked by TripAdvisor Guests who stayed in July (our wonderful locum Nicole was standing in for me while I was away), sent this email about their stay.   The review mentioned above was never published by Tripadvisor.  This is another example of where genuine positive reviews are withheld by TripAdvisor with no […]

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Small things that irritate!

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Many of us have similar things that bug us – litter, failing infrastructure, aggressive drivers. Some seem to point to a serious moral bankruptcy and failure of positive core values – competitive conspicuous material consumption; entitlement; food wastage; exploring extra planet habitats when we are ignoring and destroying the current one we have, are but […]

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