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SEVILLA IN FOUR DAYS Getting there We took an Easyjet flight down to Sevilla in Southern Spain on a four night city break. We had thought that September would be cooler but we still had extremely high temperatures , 36 … Continue reading

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Testing: Personal Shopper site: Lookiero

I am testing an online personal shopper website and I absolutely love it so far! LOOKIERO is the name and this is the link to the UK site but I actually use the French site because that is where I … Continue reading

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Four Nights in Vienna

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A Christmas in Provence. Provence s Markets and Traditions What better time to visit the region of Provence than at Christmas when the enchantment of its Christmas markets and traditions abound , when its food markets overflow with festive delights … Continue reading

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In July, 1923, my two great uncles set sail for France. They took a photo of the white cliffs of Dover as they sailed away; somehow they arrived in Albert where they more than likely checked into the Basilica hotel … Continue reading

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HOTTER THAN JULY IN JUAN LES PINS THIS SUMMER So much more than just a beach destination you could be jazzing it up at the Jazz a Juan festival this year. The ideal July holiday…

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Antigua & Jolly Beach Holiday 2015 – A Must.

I decided on a ten day stay at Jolly Beach resort in Antigua in 2014 -Jolly Beach being a fabulous , oh so heavenly a base from which you can easily discover the whole island. The resort has an Indian restaurant,an … Continue reading

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PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ   Juan Les Pins 14th July 2014 The Preservation Hall Jazz Band s  entry on stage last night was triumphantly announced by  Juan Les Pins’  Bastille Day  firework display but the real fireworks were on stage. For fifty years now … Continue reading

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WW1 Research -Newspapers -Le Petit Journal. The Battle of Bazentin –The Somme. General Fayolle s account.

WW1 Research -Newspapers -Le Petit Journal. The Battle of Bazentin –The Somme. General Fayolle s account. When researching WW1 there are many valuable sources out there to use, family history websites, databases, journals and libraries but as well as these … Continue reading

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If I had pots of money I would spend time on ebay buying up all the dead man s pennies there are on there. I always think it s sad to see them up for sale, no family member left … Continue reading

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