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Lizzie Selley Art Exhibition ‘This Was Burlesque’ with Jodie

Lizzie Selley Art Exhibition ‘This Was Burlesque’ with Jodie Being a creative person, I was very excited to receive an invitation to an art exhibition by Lizzie Selley, an artist from Wiltshire. I attended the second day of her art tour in Swindon. Her exhibition, titled ‘This Was Burlesque,’ is a collection of six paintings. Lizzie was inspired by the 2012 documentary ‘Behind the Burly...

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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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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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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...