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From Cliveden to Stowe

Best of British GardenTour

Tuesday, we started out by visiting Cliveden, the Italianate Mansion at Taplow in Buckinghamshire, which is a beautiful estate garden with superb views down to the River Thames. 515 more words

In The Garden

Another apparatchik gone

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-32760196

Jim Murphy.  Most people outside of the UK have not heard of him.  Most people within the UK have probably not heard of him.  He was until last week a Labour MP.  148 more words

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Name-Dropping

So, an ice-breaker for you.  What celebrities, including B-listers to Z-listers, have you met, and under what circumstances?

I’ll get the ball rolling.

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Admittedly a first-world problem, but...

Yesterday morning I called in at a certain fast food restaurant for breakfast.  I won’t name the chain, but I’m lovin’ it only when it comes to their coffee. 90 more words

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The German Comedy Ambassador - Henning Wehn

Henning Wehn.  I think he’s great.  His kind of comedy might not go down too well.  Actually, maybe it would, given the popularity of Er ist Wieder Da… 250 more words

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Literary Retail Therapy

Today’s retail therapy involved a trip to Oxford city centre to visit Waterstones and Blackwells bookshops. Bliss. I lovvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvve the smell of napalm books in the morning! 137 more words

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