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The Courtauld and Tate Modern Galleries London

October 14, 2018 by

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Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. Dr. Johnson

Romorantin

October 6, 2018 by

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The best part of writing a book is the research. It takes you on a journey of discovery to places you would never have heard of and therefore would never have seen. A good case in point is Romorantin in France. Researching for Leonardo da Vinci: The Amboise Connection I found out that once upon […]

La Chatelaine of Château Cingé

October 1, 2018 by

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  We spent a magical afternoon in a privately owned Château. How cool is that? Like most things in Life, it came about through serendipity. First it was jump off the cliff time, moving from England to France, a decision taken, thank goodness, years before the Brexit fiasco. Then, one evening we went for a […]