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Tapestries from Hampton Court

After a few more busy days working to pull together more plans for the planned wanderings, I found time today to edit some more pictures for the wall coverings theme of the last few posts.  Today is a collection of

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Posted in Architecture, Decorative Arts, Heritage, London, Photography

Surface: Decorated 2

As mentioned in the previous post about wall and surface decoration, I have literally hundreds of pictures of this kind.  The same rules have been applied to the selection as last time, but I have also created a few “sets” of

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Posted in Angkor, Architecture, Cambodia, China, Decorative Arts, Heritage, Italy, London, Photography, Rome, The Philippines, Travel

Coming together

Yesterday afternoon a number of pieces of my life came together in an fairly unassuming south-east London suburb – Kennington. I was catching up for a drink and dinner with an Italian friend who is visiting from San Francisco, and

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Hampton Court Palace

It was a beautiful spring day today – the sun was shining and the air was warm.  Having recently bought a year membership to Historic Royal Palaces it seemed like a perfect day to walk down to Hampton Court Palace.

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Posted in Architecture, Heritage, London

In search of lost memories

“I don’t remember that” A phrase that has been used on a number of occasions over the last month or so as friends, family and I have been catching up.  Stories were told that jogged more memories and we laughed

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Posted in Friends, Home, London

London Marathons

My UK trip is rolling on and has been fantastic so far.  Old friends have been caught up with and favourite haunts have been re-haunted.  Even the weather has (mostly) cooperated with days of warm spring sunshine for the most

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Whatever the weather

In a week, I head back to Europe for a few months.  The period of impatience has arrived, when you just want to be heading to the airport and setting off, getting on the way to the destination.  Final arrangements

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Posted in Expat, Food and Drink, Friends, Home, London, Photography, Travel
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