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Postcard from…. The Queens Hotel, Cheltenham

Postcard from…. The Queens Hotel, Cheltenham

  I’ve not stayed at The Queens for over 35 years so with lockdown restrictions easing we decided to spend a couple of midweek nights in the regency town again, reliving a few early career and romantic memories. As a young IT professional based in London’s West...

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Postcard from….a winter visit to Devon and Cornwall

Postcard from….a winter visit to Devon and Cornwall

We took a short pre-Christmas break to Devon and Cornwall this week, staying at a lovely country hotel in the village of  Lifton, arriving in weak winter sunshine. We had booked the dogs in too, a dog-friendly fishing hotel although, at this time of year, I wouldn’t...

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Grandpa’s custard

Grandpa’s custard

Paula has spent many happy and frustrating hours researching and documenting our family tree this past year. I’ve looked over her shoulder at times and thought that whilst one learns the names of past family members, the dates they were born, married and died,...

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Postcard from….the European Parliament

Postcard from….the European Parliament

Just a couple hours driving will get us to our overnight stop in Nancy tonight so we’ve plenty of time to visit the European Parliament building just outside Strasbourg before we set off. As it’s Saturday we didn’t expect it to be open but in fact it is so we join a...

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Postcard from….Strasbourg

Postcard from….Strasbourg

Wow! Another lovely new European city find just a few weeks on from our last one! One of three de facto capitals of the European Union, Strasbourg is located near the border with Germany in the pretty Alsace region. It’s home to several European institutions including...

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Postcard from….Lucerne

Postcard from….Lucerne

  We were lucky to cross the Alps from Como yesterday in warm clear sunshine because today it has rained all day and the cloud is down to lake level. Instead of the 11-mile two-lane Gotthard tunnel we decided to take the more spectacular up-and-over-the-Pass...

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