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A summer solstice trail of standing stones – something to do this weekend…..

Keep your eyes peeled and you’ll spot bits of ancient heritage in a field near you. It’s been years since my archaeology class visited Stonehenge and Silbury Hill (the largest man-made mound in Europe) and I had forgotten  how many … Continue reading

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The King’s Head Theatre – London’s Little Opera House —La Boheme. june/july

The King’s Head Theatre in Islington is London’s oldest pub theatre.  It is the home of The OperaUpClose company, which  is dedicated to presenting both new and classic operas in an intimate space with world-class trained singers and directors. I … Continue reading

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This post is more of a recommendation than a review. If you are planning to tour the beautiful coastline of Britanny it’s best not to forget your drivers license if you intended to rent a car. I won’t mention any … Continue reading

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Ballyvolane Country House – County Cork, Ireland

  Ballyvolane Country House We recently found an easy and charming destination for a long holiday weekend:  Ballyvolane House in County Cork.   A  long Easter weekend there with several families was a unique and very memorable experience for us all.  … Continue reading

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