• Out and About

    Blackpool

    I know lots of you (well if anyone read my posts) would feel repelled by my recent excursion but I’m not afraid to say that I love Blackpool. Why do I love Blackpool? Well I just do. For one week every summer we used to go to Blackpool for our summer holiday it was the event of the year and although we just go for short, generally overnight stays now my enthusiasm for the place has never dulled. I love seeing who can spot the tower first. I love saving my 2ps to put in the slots at Coral Island. I love the fish and chips, the kiss me quick…

  • Out and About

    Lyndene Hotel, Blackpool

    We spent Easter weekend visiting Blackpool. We took my parents on Good Friday, stayed with them until Easter Sunday, left them there and returned for them the following Wednesday. We stayed at the Lyndene quite a large hotel on the seafront. The hotel has recently been the subject of a takeover and the new owners have made a good job of renovating the reception area. I presume they will move to the bedrooms after the illuminations season as they are quite tired looking. The food in the dining room, we always choose the upstairs one, was very good. The staff all work hard under the direction of the matre de…