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Gardens of England at Blenheim
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Grand homes and stunning gardens of England

England is famous for its palaces, castles and grand stately homes. Most sit surrounded by beautifully designed grounds and extensive gardens, commissioned by their dedicated owners centuries earlier. Steeped in a rich history, years of secrets are buried along their …

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The Maltby Street Market, Bermondsey, London, England
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London’s Maltby Street Market, a foodie’s heaven

If you like fresh, delicious, home cooked food and you are in London on a Saturday or Sunday, don’t miss the Maltby Street Market. About a 10 minute walk from Tower Bridge, along the Ropewalk, next to Lassco, (fabulous architectural salvage …

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Tower Bridge, London, England
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London; perspectives of this magnificent capital city

London is brimming with stunning, iconic landmarks, immediately recognisable around the world; Buckingham Palace, The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, The London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral, The Shard, Harrods….. it is an endless list of history, tradition and wonder. I maybe biased but every visit …

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Finlaggan, Islay’s historical settlement

Across the sweeping, misty landscape, below a heather covered slope, flanked on one side by wind swept pine trees, next to the gently lapping shores of Loch Finlaggan, remain the ruins of the mystical island settlement of Finlaggan. Situated in the …

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The Laphroaig Distillery, Islay Scotland
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Creating a legend; single malt whisky from Laphroaig

Laphroiag single malt whisky has been described in many ways by those who enjoy its sensuous, peaty flavour. ‘A dank tench of seaweed peat and salt, with a light haze of freshly mown hay, unmistakable’ ‘Imagine liquefying the best campfire of …

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The Laphroaig Distillery, Islay, Scotland
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‘The Water to Whisky Experience’~Laphroaig whisky tour, Islay

“Imagine liquifying the best campfire of the summer and bottling it as pure happiness.” “A dram in your hand, sand between your toes, the world at your feet, embrace the passion, love life”  This and much more has been said about …

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Island of Islay, Scotland
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The Scottish Island of Islay

Nestled within small inlets along the mystical, low lying coastline of the small Scottish island of Islay, whose rhythm is dominated by the seasons and the sea, are a collection of single malt whisky distilleries. Each one producing their own unique, …

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The River Thames, Goring, England
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England in September

England in September finds summer still lingering, the days maybe drawing in and autumn is just round the corner but the trees are still leafy green and although unpredictable the skies are frequently the colour of cornflowers. I went on …

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