Tag Archives: England

Stonehenge: The mystery remains

Sometimes gray days just add to the atmosphere.  At least it did the day we left London to see Stonehenge, one of those places we had read about for years but really didn’t know if we’d see in our lifetime. … Continue reading

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Postcards from England: Christmas 2016 — Yellow door at Royal Crescent

Dear Readers, It seems that not all owners of penthouses in Bath’s Royal Crescent (built 1767 – 1774) felt compelled to adhere to tradition when it came to the requirement of all white doors in this finest example of Georgian architecture … Continue reading

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Postcards from England: Christmas 2016 — The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

  Dear Readers, Since our driver in the Bath area had an established rapport with The Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa in Bath, he afforded us the opportunity to enter this venerable establishment to get a glimpse of its stately … Continue reading

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Postcards from England: Christmas 2016 — Boots by the Door

Dear Readers, We think doors in the Cotswolds just ooze charm.  Maybe it’s because they’re shorter than ours in the States.  Maybe it’s because the hold wreaths or garlands or signs of the season. You may be looking at this … Continue reading

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Postcards from England: Christmas 2016 — Markets at Bath

After a whirlwind tour of France and England these last two weeks and with so much to do before we celebrate the holidays ourselves, we’re offering you, our readers, small glimpses of the English holiday season rather than lengthy posts … Continue reading

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