25 years ago

29th November 1996 at 00:00
Baking bread and buying bacon were among the topics discussed at Argyll education committee's first B and B seminar in Oban. Held in the Great Western Hotel, which for the past 10 years has run the country's catering school, the seminar brought together a select band of those landlords and landladies who make a summer living out of the bed and breakfast trade. They ranged from the farmer's wife just finishing her twentieth season to the ex-colonial couple preparing for their first.

Beds and bedding came in for some scrutiny, but most of the attention was reserved for breakfasts and evening meals.

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