Author Archives: PigletsAdminMax

Looking from Piglets' French patio towards our competition size Péntanque piste

A load of old Boule…

So, loads of people said ‘you just put some sand down and you’re done, aren’t you?’ – how wrong were they! Little did I know that within a few months I would become a ‘Péntanque bore’ full of knowledge I … Read More

Games room at Piglets Boutique Country Stay showing darts, Foosball, full size snooker and table-tennis for guests

A room for games…

Lockdown # 2 – November 2020. Another project on the to-do list begins… Some history…in 1957 my father, Geoffrey, brought Billy Bembo his new large white board pig home to Hodges Farm (where its piggery was located, now known as … Read More

The creation of an oasis of calm

A couple of years ago as we were contemplating our design of our home and the B&B, we flippantly said wouldn’t a swimming pond look nice in front of the house instead of the old farm yard from our pig … Read More

Free range chickens at Piglets Boutique B&B | Farm fresh eggs from free range chickens at B&B | Boutique B&B has its own chickens

The chicken run

One of the many ‘extra’ jobs that appeared on our to do lists during the pandemic lock-down was the sudden decision to get some chickens as our current supply of eggs dried up. This seemingly incongruous decision, hid many and … Read More

Valentine’s weekend

Our first dinner event centred around Valentine’s Day weekend where we created a special Italian fest on the Friday and Saturday nights for 6 couples. Bellini’s were served at 7:30pm in the guest lounge while everyone got to know each … Read More

HRH The Princess Royal arrives at Piglets Boutique B&B

The Princess Royal visits Piglets

HRH The Princess Royal lunches at Piglets On 23rd September 2019, after months of preparation and visits by Royal Protection officers, Scotland Yard and Essex police, we were secure and prepared to receive HRH. We heard her, before we saw … Read More