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Time traveling…

Tregothnan Estate is where quality tea is produced. We had a walk around the gardens then had a tea tasting. Then we went onto Charlestown and after that onto Fowey which is simply charming!

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Traveling for inspiration…

I’m certain that Port Isaac has been a sought after destination long before Doc Marin graced the township. It is a magical little fishing based village, with narrow streets and quaint cottages.

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Jack of Spades by Sophie Masson reviewed by Jill Smith©May17

Linda is not your normal sixteen-year-old. She is feisty and adventurous in a genteel age when girls are expected to be polite, chaperoned and groomed to marry. It is May 1910 and her father is in Paris on a research … Continue reading

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Interview with Belinda Murrell

Courtesy of The English Tour blog https://theenglishtutorblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/08/author-interview-with-belinda-murrell/#like-252 No prizes for guessing I love good Australian authors, and when this popped into my inbox I had to share it. Particularly, as I was so engrossed with a speaker at Somerset Literary … Continue reading

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The Third book I bought at Somerset…

The Third book I bought at Somerset was The Peony Lantern by Frances Watts Frances Watts, during a session I attended at Somerset Literary Festival, explained her research of Japan. I loved the layer after layer of sensory images filling … Continue reading

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Cruise Diary Day 14 New Caledonia Noumea, Day 15 at sea

We arrived at Noumea with trepidation, we were thoroughly surprised by the welcome changes since our last visit over 30 years ago and count this as a really lovely highlight of our travels. Day 14 New Caledonia Noumea 22 October … Continue reading

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Cruise Diary Day 12 Port Denarau 20th Oct and Day 13 at sea

Day 12 Port Denarau Sunday 20th October Another rough night restless sleep, keep feeling like I’ll fall out of bed. Put the cameras on charge as we wake to the view of more lovely Fijian Islands in the mist. Great … Continue reading

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