Edinburgh Fringe Festival

At the end of August we will be heading to Edinburgh for a long weekend. While there we are going to take in a few shows in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The Edinburgh Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city.

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Breakfast Entertainment, Manuel-style

I love performing arts, especially comedy. However, this weekend I found myself a little too close to the “stage” for my liking. It seems that Manuel from Fawlty Towers is alive and well and working in a hotel restaurant in Cheshire.

A last minute trip “up north” to bludgeon an incompetent to death meant I had to book us into the only hotel available in the area. The large ex-country house had been quite nicely restored, some modern touches here and there but still largely old-school. The hotel was quite a way off of the beaten track and in an area of woodland, all quite lovely. And, oh so quiet.

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