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Osterley House and Park

On my staycation (a staycation is when you have time off work but stay at home, not when you have a holiday in the UK!) last week, Ma and I took advantage of our National Trust memberships and visited Osterley … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: August is the month

Confession time, this has not been my best allotment year. The adjustment to the bigger plot, three months without my hardworking sidekick (Jillian, Destroyer of all Weeds) was tough just at the point that I should have been thinking about … Continue reading

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Alnwick

2nd castle of the holiday. Unlike the other castles, not a ruin. Alnwick is still owned and run by the Duke of Northumberland and is (as they like to point out..a lot) still their family home. I could live with … Continue reading

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