Today I delight in
"the scent of my Laduree caramel candle on a cold, wet evening"
Today I despair of
"Eddy Jordan's inability to articulate a coherent sentence OR share an umbrella fairly"
more delight + despair
I will ‘muse’ sometime soon but at the moment I only have time for ‘doing’. I am holding the fort at the Crown and Castle while Tim (our partner and GM) takes a much-needed holiday and Dave (our restaurant manager / assistant hotel manager) has his two days off. I also have to do the voiceover edit notes for two of the programmes in my new C4 series (which means looking at every second of the footage), write this so
The Crown and Castle in Orford Suffolk
My husband David and I, together with long-term friend Tim Sunderland, own and run The Crown and Castle in Orford Suffolk, we have 21 bedrooms and a lively bistro, the Trinity, which serves decent, unpretentious food. Although we are officially classed as a hotel, we tend to think of ourselves more as a restaurant with rooms, our public space being very limited. Our desire is to offer thoughtful, unstuffy service and to provide a truly relaxing, unstressed atmosphere. We have had a really busy year (hurrah) and won some nice commendations:
Good Hotel Guide 2013 Cesar award winner
TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice winner 2013
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013
Sunday Times 100 Ultimate Hotels 2013