SPRING | A REBIRTH

Spring. A season of rebirth and hope and harvest. It gives us a reason to look forward to the days ahead. Nothing is more hopeful that this particular season of harvest. We make plans but with caution, coming out of this pandemic has left us all, all of us with an indelible scar. We are…

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LISBON | MONK RECIPES & THE SEASIDE

Making a pilgrimage to the monks in Belem and heading to the seaside for some art and a wander. These two towns in Lisbon are reason enough to head out of the city for some downtime even if they are tourist magnets in their own right. BELEM: BIG SWINGS Belem is a small town with…

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SHORT STOPS | LISBON

When the world opens up again, we are going back to Lisbon because we are in need of something soothing to be charmed by and if there is one thing Lisbon has in spades, it’s charm. Here’s the short stop for a long weekend: STAY H10 Hotel Duque de Loule. Whilst on a return journey…

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The Naked Series

New on the travel market place this month is the naked series. An adventure spanning London, up to Sussex and across the Channel to a sleepy little village in France, Samoëns. January is a time when the world goes quiet and nature catches its breath in order to push forward. A season of rest when…

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A NIGHT SCENE- PETER PAUL RUBENS

A Night Scene With An Old Lady Holding A Basket And A Candle, A Young Boy At Her Side About To Light His Candle From Hers – A mouthful (also is that the title of the painting) the Mauritshuis says its An Old Woman and Boy with Candle… either way, either name, its a painting…

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Emily In Paris – Marmite

Carrie Bradshaw voice; And as I sat there watching episode one of Emily In Paris, I couldn’t help but wonder; do we really need another frivolous show set in Paris? With a bright-eyed, twenty-something caucasian American- Blair Waldorf looking, Serena van der Woodsen dressing, Carrie Bradshaw masquerading- mash up as the main character? Whose role…

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