Category Archives: grandeur

CHATSWORTH GARDEN

  David and I enjoyed our visit to Chatsworth House in Derbyshire.It’s  on the banks of the Derwent River in the Wye Valley. Construction of this grand country house began  in 1553, under the auspices of Sir William Cavendish –  … Continue reading

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BLENHEIM PALACE

One’s first impression of Blenheim Palace at Oxfordshire is of the monumental size and antiquity. It is arguably most famous for being the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Much is made of the ‘small’ room which greeted his early arrival. … Continue reading

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MAGICAL FLIGHT

Your Etihad Business begins with a Priority Pass through boring old Customs, to the usual magical array of Duty-Free Liquor, French Perfumes, jewellery, chocolates enough to put on kilos…You resist temptation, regardless of Oscar Wilde’s famous injunction. At the Etihad … Continue reading

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PARADISE

People say this or that beach is the most beautiful but for me those on the Central Coast of NSW are hard to better, with spots like Toukley, Avoca, Terrigal, Umina, Bateau Bay… Here, at the Entrance, which is one … Continue reading

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FOG

As you’ve probably noticed, my posts are based on the alphabet for each day of April, less Sundays. I’ll try & post some photos of this blog in the next few days. FOG Clouds of fog blanket the Blue Mountains … Continue reading

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