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Speaking at The Pilsudski Institute about the Poles who cracked Enigma

I’m delighted to have been invited to speak at the Pilsudski Institute, London on May 14th 2019 about my novel  THE SUNFLOWER FIELD Interwoven with a modern day, fictitious wartime mystery, THE SUNFLOWER FIELD  tells the true story of three Polish mathematicians who …

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The Spread Eagle Hotel, Midhurst, Sussex England
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‘The Spread Eagle’ Midhurst, an historic English Inn

The Spread Eagle Hotel can be found in the pretty market town of Midhurst, West Sussex, in the heart of the beautiful South Downs, just over an hour south of London. Steeped in history, it is one of the oldest …

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Chelsea Properties, Chelsea, London, England
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Chelsea, London

Chelsea, London, SW1, one of the most exclusive and of course expensive addresses in London, if not Britain. Close to the River Thames, Chelsea boasts streets of grand mansions and delightful mews properties and some of the capital’s most high …

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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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A view of Westminster from the Embankment, London, England
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Three different worlds on three different Saturdays!

We all know how a plane journey can transport us to a different world in a matter of hours. I have spent the last three Saturdays, just three weeks apart, in three completely different places thanks to the miracle of flight. From …

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Oxford Street, London, England at Christmas
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The streets of London at Christmas

Growing up in England, I always associate cold and frosty weather with Christmas. Wandering around the streets of London last week bought those childhood memories flooding back. The weather was mixed, mostly damp and drizzly, quite mild but bundling up in …

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Christmas Carols at the Royal Albert Hall London

Making our way through the streets of London on a crisp but damp December afternoon the air was full of the anticipation of Christmas. We were about to become part of a very British Christmas tradition, carol singing at a …

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