Cliveden House – Quality and Luxury

Entrance Hall at Cliveden House

Think 40 minutes from London, think seclusion and privacy, think luxury, think history and culture - think Cliveden House.Nestled in secluded woodland somewhere between Slough and Marlow there’s a huge brick wall surrounding a magnificent looking house in spectacular grounds boasting a diverse and fascinating history.  Owned by the National Trust, Cliveden House has been preserved to an amazing standard and its 5-star luxury hotel

The Arch Hotel, London

A room at The Arch Hotel

The Arch Hotel - One of the things we often discuss about staying in London is - where?  With it being such a huge place it’s often hard to know where’s the best place to camp down for a night in the smoke.West End is always good - plenty there - lots of nice pubs and restaurants, a wealth of things to see, do and

Birthday Time at The Vale Resort

Years ago, a man wearing a shower cap on a street corner tapped me on the shoulder and said I was a lucky man. Of course I knew this anyway, but it is a phrase much repeated by Mrs C when I'm in receipt of her kindly given gifts.Last year for my umpteenth 21st birthday I was treated to a night at the impressive Celtic

A Fling With The New Volvo S60

Just spent a weekend with Volvo’s new S60, and what a weekend it was!  This particular weekend we were celebrating our daughter’s 21st Birthday with a spoil-ourselves-rotten weekend at Center Parcs, Sherwood Forest.  So to put a certain amount of icing on the cake we used the S60 as her preferred mode of transport.My goodness it rained though!  Incessant, heavy depressing, grotty rain all the