Blog posts from 'January 2013'
There are a few references on the internet to the Danseys of Brinsop and so for the records, we’ve pulled some of them together here. Incidentally, there are lots of different spellings of the surname! The first has a “jumble” of information collected primarily I think by a Mr Albert G Dancy, also known as John together with two more Dancys; Bruce and Roy! The article mentions… read more on The Dansey Family at Brinsop
On snowy days there is nothing nicer than to create a party atmosphere with food, drink and games! Families often have their favourites and can introduce them to groups of friends. So, with that in mind, here are some of ours: 1. Charades Charades of course is a perennial favourite and easy to get set up. Either take it in turns to think up the title of… read more on Indoor Games for Snowbound Days
We have Agas in our kitchens at Brinsop Court Estate. The heat that emanates from them warms the whole kitchen and gives it a cosy nostalgic feeling. If you have never lived or holidayed in a place with an Aga you may find it hard to believe that an ‘old fashioned’ cooker is so much more than a piece of kitchen equipment to aid cooking! Make the… read more on 10 things to use the Aga for apart from cooking
Depending on whether you own or run a hotel or a self catering unit will depend on whether you argue for or against self catering! So you can guess which I am going for! The most popular reason people choose a self catering holiday is for the flexibility that can be achieved to eat, sleep and play to your own rules and on your own timetable. EAT… read more on Reasons to have a self catering holiday