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The HfP chat thread – Friday 16th July

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We are running this daily chat thread on Head for Points during the coronavirus outbreak.

Historically, the daily ‘Bits’ articles were the de facto repository for random comments and questions.  With the news flow being lighter, we are running fewer ‘Bits’ articles.

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Comments (383)

  • David says:

    Cliveden
    And if you like your political history, links to the Profumo affair, IIRC.

  • Vern says:

    Hi. This isn’t points related but I want some sensible advice from seasoned travellers. Me and the wife are currently staying in the Sofitel London st James and on arrival the receptionist asked if we had plans for my wife’s birthday ( I had mentioned this when booking) and we said we were going to the zoo in the morning and then out for afternoon tea. When we got to the room there was a birthday cake and some macaroons which was a pleasant surprise. However what blew us away was when we came back just now there was a rainforest notepad and bookmark in the room and a handwritten note wishing us a pleasant day tomorrow and to use the notepad to record our memories of the day. Now that really made our weekend and we want a suitable way to show our appreciation. Because let’s face it that’s above and beyond. Any suggestions appreciated. TIA. Vern.

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