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Cornish and Other Cobbs and Harbours

During our travels in Britain in 2014 we visited Lyme Regis on Dorset’s “Jurassic Coast”, which is famous, among other things, for being the a long time place of residence for John Fowles and where he wrote… 1,415 more words

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Black Swan Routes and Unexpected Megaliths

We have been successfully motoring around Britain for the last 15 months under the faithful guidance of our TomTom SatNav without which we would have been quite lost.  383 more words

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Fish & Chips and Other Seafood Dishes

Travelling from place to place, from hotel to B&B to hotel means eating out all the time which can definitely be a mixed blessing.  At each new town there is always the “adventure” of finding a suitable restaurant nearby for how one is feeling that night, for the type of town one is in.  1,195 more words

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Travels in Devon and Cornwall

We have just spent a week on the road in Devon and Cornwall as we use our remaining time in Britain to do what travelling we can.  536 more words

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All Towns Need a "Cathedral Close"

We recently drove down to Salisbury to visit the cathedral, naturally, and to wander round the “Cathedral Close” as it looked as if it could be quite pleasant.  279 more words

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Tate Modern - A Powerhouse of Modern Art

Sorry about the pun in the title, breaking my own rule regarding punning headlines but actually it does capture what we felt after our visit during our recent trip up to London.  605 more words

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Voguing Down Memory Lane and Supper at the Royal Exchange

Recently it was time once again for Castle Reunion drinks at the Counting House in Corn Hill followed by dinner.  As with last year my Suffolk chum from Durham University days rounded up ten alumni, as the term is, to assemble and swap stories about their careers, offspring and in some cases grandchildren.  690 more words

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