Monthly Archives: July 2015

Lazy Days on the Riviera

We arrived at the far end of the French Riviera in the early evening, in a ruinously expensive taxi from the Airport Côte d’Azur, to discover Menton, la perle de la France a small, bustling tourist town once conjoined with Monaco, … Continue reading

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Down the Dart: from Dartmoor to Dartmouth via a vineyard

The Dart. A picturesque and tidal river that rises on Dartmoor and meanders down through voluptuous hills and green leafy valleys to Dartmouth on the South Devon coast. Here the estuary is guarded by a pair of stone forts, somewhat … Continue reading

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Reconnecting with Nature

The best thing I have discovered this week about the people of Devonshire is their huge pride in their beautiful, largely rural county. It has been a week of delightful discoveries. At the risk of sounding like a tourist brochure, it … Continue reading

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Just My Cup of Tea

London isn’t everybody’s cup of tea Often you hear visitors complain Noisy, smoky city but it seems to me There’s a magic in the fog and rain Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner That I love London so Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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