Tinto Taster #2

The Final Countdown!

This morning was the last of the second Tinto Taster! I assume the kids were woken once more by Paul's gentle morning lullabies, which I was tragically unaware of as I slept through most of breakfast. The clouds in the sky promised a break from the lovely but intense heat of the week -- unfortunately this was a lie and it was extremely hot once more. The day began with a … [Read More...]

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Tinto Summer School Day 3

Well that was another great day of music and sports. For the first time the tutors entered the football fray and learnt how unfit they were. There are a few creaking … [Read More...]

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So after the peace and quiet of an unusual day off, the house staff were dragged kicking and screaming back to reality with the arrival of the next batch of fresh faced and eager participants. So eager in fact, that by the end of yet another fantastic lunch … [Read More...]

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Bonfires, burgers and bears….

We have had a brilliant 2nd day at Tint Taster 1. Paul woke us all up with his dulcet tones this morning, and he even received a couple of rounds of applause. Everyone enjoyed their Tinto breakfast to fuel us up for the day. Today the classes split up into … [Read More...]