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A Tier 4 Festive Season

Christmas at my house in Kew wasn’t quiet or subdued — is isn’t going to be with a toddler and pomeranian.  And small creatures do bring the joy.  But with […]

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Christmas in Kew

I never take it for granted that Kew is our garden.  And that any time of year, there’s something wonderful to experience there.  In December it’s the Christmas at Kew […]

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Beneath a Blue Umbrella Sky

Palm Springs lies just two hours from Los Angeles between the Santa Jacinta Mountains and Joshua Tree National Monument.  It’s an oasis of palm trees, golf courses and shopping malls […]

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The Strongest Bonds

This past June, everyone in my extended family, reunited in Palm Springs for a week of desert sun, summer activities and dinners round a 13-seater table.  Most drove in from […]

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A Kew Christmas

I think this must be the first week of 2017 without scaffoding signalling the upgrading of residencs on Windsor Road, seemingly one by one.  I imagine the deadline for each […]

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Winter in Wales is, well, Teeming

In mid-November we took another mini-break to our favourite secluded cottage on the border of Powys and Herefordshire, not far from Hay-on-Wye (the celebrated home of the eponymous literary festival). […]

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Another Festive Sparkle in Kew

This past Friday the 2016 Kew Sparkle took place in the village with Christmas lights, festive market stalls, fairy lights, the carousel, tea cups and families with their pets.  And […]

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