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The Savvy Child Within You - Become successful in your life and business using the forgotten childhood wisdom. Why is that when we enter the world of business we lose the inner wisdom of the child within us. The laughter, curiosity, honesty and the willingness to play together. Learn how to find that child and continue always to seek its wisdom and truth so that you can bring the inner child qualities into your personal life and business world.

Into Me I See
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A new poetry book composed by Mel Clifford & Emily Elzbeth.
Discover rarely seen inner worlds within this little treasure of poetry and photography. Each selection is vulnerably presented in its raw state freshly drawn from the soul of each author.

Changing the Way I Am
Second book of poetry composed by Mel Clifford. Additional poems kindly provided with the permission of the authors. Poems written from four generations of family poets. Kindle eBook on Amazon ONLY

The Adventures of Doc Higgins – The True Story of King Henry VIII
The second book in the series of The Adventures of Doc Higgins and his time travel invention, 'the Higulator'. Have the Craic when Doc meets King Henry VIII with the Manager and sets up the plan for getting his new wife.

Soon to be Available on Kindle eBook on Amazon ONLY

The Adventures of Doc Higgins
The tale of Doc Higgins and his time travel invention. How does the famous Doc plan to bring Alistair back from 1965 to his Nora?

Kindle eBook on Amazon ONLY

Poetry Just for You
Selection of Poetry composed by Mel Clifford. Additional poems kindly provided with the permission of the authors.

Kindle eBook on Amazon ONLY


February 2024


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The Little Hobo – First Class for Customer Service and Food

Little HoboYou may remember this post I wrote back in April 2014.  The great news is that they have been voted the best restaurant in BC.


Well Done Crystal,  Steve and  Team.

The first time I visited the Little Hobo Soup and Sandwich Shop for lunch I could not have been made feel more welcome.

“Hi, you are very welcome, what can we get you? What’s your name for your order? Thanks Mel, we will have that right over to you and have a piece of fruit. It comes with your order.”

My lunch was great, especially the soup.

As I was leaving. “Hey Mel, thanks for coming in today. We really appreciate it and hope we see you again.”

The second time I visited was about two weeks later.

“Hey Mel, welcome back what can we get you?”

I inquired into what was cooking on the stove.”They are special Proggies.” A voice from the kitchen shouted back, as well as the ingredients and how he was cooking them.

“We are so sorry Mel, they are already all sold.”

“That’s okay,” I replied. “I just never saw or had one before.” I placed my order and sat down.

In about 5 minutes my order and a large Proggie arrived.

“I did not order the Proggie,” I said.

“That’s okay Mel. There was an extra one and it’s on the house. Enjoy!” replied Crystal.

Wow, it was great, especially Steve’s secret sauce.

Just the other week I stop off again at the Little Hobo for a quick sandwich. When I went to pay I had forgotten my wallet (good one Mel, nice try I hear you say). “I’m really sorry I have to go and come back, I have forgotten my wallet, I explained rather foolishly.

“That’s not a problem Mel, no need to do that. Here you are and when you come in again you can pay me,” said Crystal

This was only my third time ever visiting the Little Hobo. So guess what? Where will I keep going for lunch when I am in town?

Little Hobo for Customer Service and Friendliness have earned on my scale 10 STARS (service, food, friendliness and great place to visit)

Thank you for your lovely smile and the welcome Crystal and Steve and especially your trust.

People are quick to tell you about bad service. It is more important to talk about good service – Well done again Crystal and Steve.

The place to go Little Hobo Soup and Sandwich Shop

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