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Margaret Mead, Surprises and A Refubishment

22 Dec
Never doubt Margaret Mead

Let’s do it!

It is lovely to see how a real eyesore in our town, The Hollies Hotel which had been destroyed in a fire,  has now been converted into five one-bedroom flats which will be let to local people in housing need. The newly refurbished building is now known as Kelyn House, with Kelyn being the Cornish word for holly.

Kelyn House

Kelyn House – Thank you to The West Briton for the photo.

Some months ago, I commissioned a local artist to make us something very special and today it was delivered, meeting all expectations! I will show you in the New Year!

 

 
5 Comments

Posted by on December 22, 2015 in Postaday 2015, Uncategorized

 

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5 responses to “Margaret Mead, Surprises and A Refubishment

  1. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    December 28, 2015 at 11:57 am

    we need this so much in our city…so many wasted buildings…just sitting …good for your town embracing this issue…Finding my son a place was horrific…

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  2. Our Growing Paynes

    December 23, 2015 at 3:41 pm

    A wonderful quote. I wish more people followed that.

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  3. Charlie@Seattle Trekker

    December 22, 2015 at 11:40 pm

    Such a wonderful use of resources, love your thoughtful Margaret Mead quote…Have a very merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year.

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  4. Grannymar

    December 22, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    It is wonderful to see disused buildings restored and put to good use. I look forward to you sharing your secret in the new year.

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    • mybeautfulthings

      December 22, 2015 at 10:05 pm

      I agree and this one has been really well done and to be one bedroom flats will make homes for those in need. 😀

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