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Monet – Sunshine and Colour

In contrast to the grey wet day when we visited the war memorials of the Somme, the sun shone and there was a little warmth in the air. Giverny is a monument to Claude Monet and the impressionist’s artist colony … Continue reading

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Flowers continue to amaze me

On the Mediterranean and down the Adriatic the Spring flowers dried and died.  The weather was so hot, all that was left were dried grasses and dead flowers. Leichtenstein and Switzerland have been different – the mountain flowers are in … Continue reading

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Spring into Summer

For the first few months of our travels we have been spoilt by the colourful flowers of Spring.  Amongst ruins, along roads and up and down mountains – there are flowers of white, pink, blue, red, yellow. But Spring is … Continue reading

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Tenuta di Papena, Tuscany

We have just spent a glorious two weeks on a farm in southern Tuscany, sharing with 12 horses, 2 foals, 1 pony, 5 (sometimes 6) dogs, 2 cats, 100 swallows, 1,000 lizards and two butterflies doing what butterflies do on … Continue reading

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