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Kew Gardens

2 June 2012 | Places

Maureen and I made a backstage tour of Kew Gardens in London. I’ve been to the gardens a few times over the years and made too many close visits on final approaches into London’s Heathrow Airport. There’s a great deal of discussion about London airports at the moment ...

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At Home

19 August 2011 | Media

I’ve often said that some of the best travel books are about staying home. Check Lonely Planet’s  A House Somewhere for proof of that view. Bill Bryson’s latest book rambles around his old house in the English county of Norfolk. It’s an old church rectory, built in...

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