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JMW Turner and Petworth House, England.

The recent movie about the early 19th century English painter JMW Turner and his association with Petworth House, the home of the Earl of Egremont, led me to want to visit there because the 3rd Earl bought many of Turner’s paintings and they are displayed, among the works of many other famous painters and sculptors, in that house.   509 more words

Week 5: !Bienvenido a Mexico!

This week, we send our most dysfunctional polyamorous sample across the border to Mexico City. I’ll just be happy if we can get through this whole episode without a culturally insensitive slip of the tongue, but according to last week’s previews there is plenty else to look forward to. 2,226 more words

Qualia Coffee

Rating: ★★★★★

Qualia Coffee, located at 3917 Georgia Ave NW, is a small, but excellent coffee shop. It’s one of my favorites in DC because of their focus on serving a wide range of high-quality coffees. 133 more words

Coffee Shops


Apologies to everyone for not updating this website with the new dates for 2016.  We are always on the second Friday of the month all the way through 2016.   14 more words


Some very English moments.


After 14 days touring whilst making our way to UK from Vincenza,we arrived at Dunkirk.We travelled via ferry from Dunkirk to Dover. 1,955 more words

Travelling In Your 50s

Remastered at Petworth

The painter John Constable, in awe of the collections assembled at Petworth House, the seat of the Percy, Seymour and Wyndham families in West Sussex,  once called it ‘that house of art’. 370 more words

Acceptance In Lieu

151: Did Brown shape New York?

I was caught in a grimace, trying to swallow a bourbon at the bar while speaking American until a Mr L, of English stock, approached me, and on discovering my occupation, asked  me whether the great landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted had been influenced by Brown. 381 more words

Components Of Landscape