Lady Penelope

The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

It’s not often that this lady is lost for words, but I’m weighing up the pros and cons of what I am about to share with you today. You see I overheard a conversation...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

We had the most wonderful Pride event here recently. The Isle of Wight only had an inaugural one last year and then got picked to host UK Pride. It was amazing, and...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

I’m not an especially horsey person, but I have got more interested in them over the past few years, mainly because my daughter, ‘Regan Reverb’ as you know her on he...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

Cowes Week is famous not just for its sailing but for the Royals and A-listers it attracts to sail and to partake in the balls and parties – the Apres Sail as I like...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

Feeling in need of some inspiration to get myself started on that book I’ve been thinking about writing for most of my life, I took myself off to the Grange in Shank...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

I was offered an interview with the Isle of Wight Festival’s John Giddings, so I demurely agreed – who wouldn’t? It’s the 50thanniversary of the Isle of Wight Festi...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

Back in the summer of 2016 I was tasked with helping to find accommodation for the cast and crew of Victoria and Abdul, the feature film that was going to be filming...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

Tallulah the amazing dancing dog does not get a great many invitations to afternoon tea, so it was on with the pearls and off to the Albert Cottage Hotel in East Cow...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

I was delighted to hear that Spook, a London-based top end catering company, had taken over the catering at The Priory Bay hotel and that they’re open for lunch and...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

I’ve been using the Melville Hall Hotel swimming pools since I moved back the Isle of Wight in 2000 with my family. After it became Utopia Spa, in the mid nough...

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