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Showing posts from February, 2013

Diary Writing

Feeling very nostalgic today. Think its because I have been reading a friend's blog on how she has set about writing her first novel based on her grandmother's journey from India to start a new life in England. My friend (Jane) is blogging about the whole process of writing the book, how she has gathered her research and what inspires her to write. She has also invited other guest writers to be interviewed on how they go about their writing too. One guest writer (Dean) talks about how he is  keen on keeping diaries and this got me thinking about all the diaries I have stashed in my attic from my teenage years. I would religiously set out in January down to WH Smiths or Woolworths to purchase the nicest diary my meagre pocket money would buy. I didnt write in it every day and looking back over the entries made me realise how simplistic life was back then. The months of the summer holidays were filled with entries such as "got up (obviously) went round to Janes, list…

Accommodation for Conference Delegates

The Buckingham Lodgeguest house is a 5 minute walk from the Riviera Conference Centre which means no need to pay for parking if travelling to Torquay for a conference this year.

If you are attending any of the following conferences please free feel to get in touch to find out our special rate, we offer a breakfast to suit delegates schedules, free wi-fi, free fax or printing service, collection service to and from the railway or coach station and as mentioned earlier free parking.

Forthcoming Conferences at the Riviera Centre

1st and 2nd March
Rotary International District 1100.

9th and 10th March
West of England Brass Band Contest.
7th - 9th May
Independant Schools' Bursar Association.

10th - 12th May
Toastmasters International Conference.

13th - 17th June
Miss England. 

27th July to 10th August
The 100th Chess Championship of the British Isles.

For more indepth information…

Forthcoming Events - Princess Theatre

If you love the small theatre experience attending a show at the Princess Theatre Torquay will be right up your street and with only a 10 minute stroll from our guest house the Buckingham Lodge makes it a must do activity whilst visting Torbay.

Here's a flavour of whats on in the next few months to enable you to plan your stay with us at our Bed and Breakfast on the English Riviera.  For more information on dates and prices

February 2013
Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" show 
The Rise and Fal of Little Voice

March 2013
Moscow State Circus
Harry Bikers Larger Than Life
Milton Jones On the Road
Vienna Festival Ballet - Sleeping Beauty
Showstopper - The Imrovished Musical
Mother Africa
Joe Brown in Concert
That'll Be The Day

April 2013
Derren Brown Infamous
The Solid Silver 60's Show
Bill Bailey Qualmpeddler
Priscilla Queen of the Desert

May 2013
Swan Lake on Ice
Jack Dee
Save The Last Dance for Me

June …