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Turin Travels : La Venaria Reale

Have you ever thought of going to Turin? It’s not on the tourist must see list in Italy as usually Florence, Venice and Rome scoop the top spots for city visits but we happily ended up there for a few days in the school holidays. […]

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June / July Favourites : Summer Is Here

Summer is with us in a huge way. Temperatures are blazing and all the tourists are in town. There are near daily trips to the beach in the late afternoon when I can just about handle the lashings of sun. Unfortunately there have been some […]

May Favourites : Gorgeous Gardens

Monthly favourites time is here again and this one will be a quick run down as I’m a little behind schedule due to severe laptop issues that I don’t wish to dwell on as it is too annoying for words. So let’s get into it, […]

Smelly Interludes : Fragrant Flowers of London

London is positively blooming right now and #flowersoflondon is the theme of this short and snappy Smelly Interludes entry. Not only is it rather hot there currently but the flowers are radiant and the jasmine in particular smells divine.  A visit was paid to the Colombia Flower Markets […]

April Favourites : A Mixed Bag

To be honest I was a little preoccupied with the French elections in April and engaged in much reading and TV viewing to better understand the system.  Relief was palpable as Macron saw off Le Pen in the second round, although he has a hard road ahead. In […]