Islands fascinate me. Especially offshore islands that are a just a short ferry hop away from the mainland. The Frisian or Wadden Islands hover over the top of the Netherlands like a string of pearls…

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Two Temple Place has one of the most remarkable interiors in London and for three months a year you can see it for free.  Every Spring it plays host to an exhibition that showcases items…

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Cavaliers and roundheads are the staples of British history.  Charles I was fond of the fine things in life, lost touch with the people and so lost his head.  Fondness for the fine things went…

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Friday night saw me wandering around London’s Southbank looking at pretty lights with three girlfriends.  Not just any old lights but a light festival, no less.  Lumiere London has more than fifty artworks shining out…

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