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Stondon Museum welcomes Daphne Selfe

Jan 26, 2013 by


Daphne Selfe is an out and out trooper. Part of her phenomenal success may be due to the fact that, as well as being beautiful, she says ‘yes’ to anything. She’s an ‘I can do that’ type of gal. For example. Take Stondon Motor Museum in Bedfordshire (one of our favourite places). Its beautiful vintage […]

The Bells of Saint Mary’s Hitchin

Jan 12, 2013 by


Not many towns have a church built by a king. Hitchin in Hertfordshire does. St. Mary’s was part of a monastery which Offa, a vastly under-rated king, established in 792. The foundations are beneath the nave. Famous for founding St. Alban’s Abbey and for the hundred and fifty mile long Offa’s Dyke, he should also […]