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Shwopping and recycling clothes – the latest trend

Shwopping and recycling clothes – the latest trend

It is astonishing how much of our old clothes end up in landfill. However the trend is changing and we are being educated into how valuable our old cast offs…

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Inspiring women of a certain age – The Calendar Girls

Inspiring women of a certain age – The Calendar Girls

I have long been inspired by these 6 formidable women. As I support Leukaemia Research I even had the pleasure of meeting them briefly at a fund raising evening.  To…

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News and views from a French village

News and views from a French village

I love to spend a Sunday morning browsing round the local Brocante, you never know what you might find. On this occasion a 6 piece coffee set for 15 euros…

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Monte Carlo – The playground of the wealthy

Monte Carlo – The playground of the wealthy

“The Ventura” was moored in Monte Carlo so we had plenty of time before our visit to explore the playground of the rich. As we entered through the myriad of tunnels it felt…

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A visit to "The Ventura"

A visit to "The Ventura"

We were privileged and delighted to be invited on board  “The Ventura”, one of the largest cruise ships in the P and O Cruise fleet, over the Easter week-end. A great friend…

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