Clare Ington’s Visit to Joe-Lin Station Bed and Breakfast

photos and story by Linda Fockler, owner/host at Joe-Lin Station Bed and Breakfast, 2969 Concession Road 8, Bowmanville

Clare Ington came to visit Joe-Lin Station B&B on the weekend of our 3-day Culture Days event. At first she was very calm – she spent the evening sitting in our Throne chair watching all the preparations for our Culture Days event.

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Eventually though she said she was getting tired, so we put her to bed in the Cozy Twosome room. Clare wound the evening down watching TV and drifted off to sleep.

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Everything went well on Friday – Clare was a perfect lady. She listened to the Genealogy discussion, learned about pumpkin seed oil and even tried her hand at silk dyed eggs. She had a busy day Saturday meeting the Boston Pizza mascot Lionel (we think she kind of liked him). He was so handsome eh?

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… and she watched the artists’ paint, singers sing and horse riders ride. All in all an exhausting day!

NOTE FROM CLARINGTON TOURISM:  “Clare Ington” is a life-sized stuffed mannekin, which you can borrow for fun photo opportunities at your events or to promote your tourism business.  Contact Joanne or Eleanor at the Tourism Office if you would like to have the “third member of our team” visit you!


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