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seaside treats 1

This was the much-postponed trip for Marion’s birthday, and we finally made it to Littlehampton, and the Thomas Heatherwick-designed cafe. The food was really terrific, but the architecture? The most interesting side of the building […]

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borders 2

After we’d walked along the Long Mynd in the morning, a complete contrast to the valleys of the previous day, all moorland and huge horizons, we were off to Stokesay Castle. It’s is a wonderfully […]

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loose ends

Exploits in Istanbul 10.1 Last day mopping up – up the Galata tower, partly because it’s there, and it’s old and it has a great view, and also because it’s our local tower, and we […]

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grand stations

Exploits in Istanbul 8.2 Project 2: to visit the two grand railway stations in Istanbul, the one European, the other Asian. The trains used to be put on a ferry and shipped across the Bosphorus, […]

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