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Staying Local: Crystal Palace Park

In 1851, Prince Albert, Prince Regent to Queen Victoria had what was possibly his finest hour with the opening of his Great Exhibition in Hyde Park. He commissioned a glass house designer, Joseph Paxton (his gong came after) to come … Continue reading

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Life, But Not As We Know It #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is ‘Hello?’ ‘Hello?’ ‘You need to open the door.’ ‘Door?’ ‘Can you see it?’ ‘Yes, But…’ ‘Pull it open and I’ll explain.’ ‘But who… why? My dog. Where’s Bonkers?’ ‘Please, just open the door.’ … Continue reading

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To the woods, to the woods…

  From time to time, we set out on a walk with a fixed purpose – yes, beyond coffee and cake somewhere along route. Goodness, do you think I’m fixated? Saturday was a case in point. And Thursday before that. … Continue reading

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