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Clive Explores Bletchley Park

Clive Explores Bletchley Park On a trip to Buckinghamshire earlier in the year, I suddenly realised we were staying about fifteen miles from Bletchley Park. I had a vague idea of its wartime history so we decided to go for an impromptu visit. Our Visit The entrance was manned by a uniformed official and it appeared we were approaching a sensitive site. I suggested to...

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Help! We Need A Honeymoon Destination

Help! We Need A Honeymoon Destination by Nia and Mike We have a quandry. A QUANDRY, I tell you! Mike and I are getting married later this year and are still trying to decide on a honeymoon location (yes we know we don’t have long to choose) – we’ve narrowed it down to three cities but we could definitely do with some help from anyone...

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A Bicycle Built for Two Billion by Jamie Bianchini

A Bicycle Built for Two Billion by Jamie Bianchini – Book Review Our sister site, Whispering Stories, reviewed this great true story earlier in the year about one man and his bicycle adventures. A Bicycle Built for Two Billion Author – Jamie Bianchini Publisher – Ludela Press Pages – 434 Release Date – 7th April 2015 ISBN-13 – 978-0996137201 Format – ebook, paperback I received...

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Join Julie at Stowe Gardens

Join Julie at Stowe Gardens Stowe is a large landscape garden in Buckinghamshire, named after the original village. During the 1700s it was transformed from a formal Baroque-style garden to a landscape garden, featuring temples, long walks, lakes, streams and grottos. Much of the planning was the work of one of the most fashionable garden architects of the time, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. In 1589 John...

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Mount Robson Provincial Park, British Columbia

Hiking with Kerstin – Mount Robson Provincial Park, British Columbia Last Year we went on a trip to Canada. And if you ask me, it was about time! 🙂 As I’ve mentioned before, I am from a tiny village in Lower Austria called Nasswald. Conrad Kain is also from Nasswald. He was a famous mountaineer in Canada and I am a huge fan of him....

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Chester Zoo with Stacey and Family

Chester Zoo with Stacey and Family ‘We’ve all been to the zoo‘ Chester Zoo has been a firm family-favourite day out for as far back as I can remember, and not just for the kids. Come rain or shine, we’ve been there – though we do prefer going when it’s sunny, as most of it is outdoors. The trip to the zoo almost didn’t happen...