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A right royal visit…

A few days after the Jewel in the Claw, I was lucky enough to have a visit from the queen. Not, I hasten to add, the one who currently wears the crown, but from my friend who had played Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Love lies sleeping… from the archives

As I am running north again and away from the computer, I’m sharing a few old ones that haven’t seen the light of day in a few years. Please click the link at the end of this extract to continue … Continue reading

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Squeals on wheels – again

With the utmost delight, I can report that I have my wheels back on the road and my thanks go out to the universe and all concerned for that… Sounds melodramatic? If I say that I live in a small … Continue reading

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A walk in the gardens

It was a beautiful day and there were a couple of hours to kill before my visitor’s train was due to leave, so I took him to the big house in the village to wander round the gardens for a … Continue reading

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Synchronous art

On a visit to Waddesdon Manor yesterday there was an art installation in the aviary by Julius Popp. An overhead gantry releases precisely programmed droplets of water, forming a single word culled from the internet. The words, lit brightly from … Continue reading

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