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Arinna & Giles

We are feeling very lucky to have shared our house again with such lovely people!

Over the last 6 days these guys have been a big part of our lives...
We have eaten together, talked until late & laughed lots. 
Last night we said our goodbyes with sadness & hope that one day we will get to visit them in Canada!

This morning we had to leave early for our home education group & on our return we had a fantastic surprise - a block of vegan chocolate & a beautiful card!

"Thank you deeply for providing such a great place to stay! We have felt so welcome and loved hanging out with you guys, sharing stories about shit, dockers, ghosts, nut cases, adventures...And on and on! 
An enriching experience for us to meet two 'switched on' people who are doing good in the world.
The food you provided for us was just fabulous! The beer/beverages were also magic...
Really, the house here provided such a good base for our travel adventure around the Cornwall area and we look forward to coming back one day.
You are both welcome (any time) to come and stay with us in Canada. It would be a pleasure. 
Continued good fortune, great health and happiness to you both as we depart..."
Wow!!!
We are truly astounded!

Arinna has inspired us to think seriously about the direction of our housekeeping business & Giles has impressed us with his motivation, energy & adventure stories!

Thank you so much guys - it's been an absolute pleasure!

Kay & Sime
xx

 
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