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Lady Chatterley’s lover…

A few years ago a guest wrote in our guest book: Fairview = Philda. Initially I thought: "what an odd thing to write in a guest book", but then I realized that this man actually understood the essence of what it is about when you...

5 rules for a tidy linen cupboard

About a year ago my daughter introduced me to the joys of Pinterest. What an amazing way to organize your thoughts, plans and to get inspiration. (For inspiration  you may look at my pinterest board  http://www.pinterest.com/phildab/linnekas-laundry-room/ ) And my other favourite: Houz As a guest house owner...

jokes aside…right of admission reserved

Man comes to the front door of a guest house and says he's Mr Smith, booked in for two nights. Proprietor: 'Would you like me to carry your bag from the car, sir'. Guest: 'No, she can walk, but you can bring the luggage.' Innkeeper: The room is...

about blogging

Before starting my guest house blog I had planned to start a blog where a few guest house owners could share stories and recipes, but it turned out that I was the only one who ever posted! Because I blog regularly I changed to a blog-based...

background music

I have noticed that guest houses will often set the television to a news channel during breakfast.To me that is just one notch above listening to rap while having a meal - who wants to start his day with bad news, and let's face it,...

breakfast is served

We take pride in our unique fruit entrées- sometimes a plated fruit salad, other times a mini portion of Bircher Muesli garnished with apple shards, or a homemade smoothie with carrot,ginger, orange and apple...