Monthly Archives: August 2010

Glamping, the more acceptable face of camping

I fancy a spot of glamping, I see checked rugs, striped wind breaks mixed in with busy floral Liberty print, the land of flasks, parkin and fruit cake. Until I sharpened up my act and camping became glamping, I would … Continue reading

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Coming up Roses

During a teenage Roman villa visit I spotted a sign in educational brown above frilled pink roses, it read ‘in Roman times these roses were cultivated for culinary and medicinal purposes.’ As I gulped their perfume, I wanted to clutch … Continue reading

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Elegance on a Shoestring, at last it’s arrived

When a friend said, ‘you’re brilliant at living on a shoestring, you’ll be OK during this period of austerity’, I wondered, is she trying to tell me something? Taking the comment at face value, I decided to rise to the … Continue reading

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