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Elusive realities: The touch of the past..? II

Continuing from yesterday’s post: We had visited one of the more obscure sites in Derbyshire. It was one we did not know well, so  spending time with the stones, hidden away within a copse of trees, was something we felt … Continue reading

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A flying visit – A Shakespearean story arc…

The afternoon was drawing to a close and the chill of early spring was settling over Stratford-upon-Avon as we made our way back towards the car. There were still many things we would have liked to see, but, with the … Continue reading

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A flying visit – Seeing the details

It is impossible to walk around Stratford-upon-Avon without noticing its history, its art or its connection to William Shakespeare. Half timbered buildings are, it seems, everywhere. Statues and artistic depictions of the Bard vie with signs bearing his name or … Continue reading

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