October 2013

Eight Things to Do in London in the Autumn

October 17, 2013
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London in the autumn can be grim; grey sky, grey puddles, rain that never stops. But when the sun comes out, the rain-spattered streets are paved with gold, just as Dick Whittington saw them, and the trees are aflame with russet and orange. I actually love autumn – it’s my favourite season here in the […]

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Much Better Adventures

October 15, 2013
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This isn’t a sponsored post or an advert, but it is about a travel company. One I’m pretty impressed with and I wanted to share. Much Better Adventures found me on Twitter, while I was asking about where to find a good chalet for this season’s ski trip. Kudos for that kind of proactive marketing, […]

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Capture the Colour 2013

October 9, 2013

Sneaking in just before the closing date, here’s my entry to Travel Supermarket’s annual photography competition with a few of my humble pictures, representing the colours red, blue, green, yellow and white. Having entered last year too, I knew it’d be a good excuse to trawl back through my archives. It makes me realise it’s […]

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Avoiding the Crowds in St Paul de Vence

October 7, 2013
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St Paul de Vence is one of France’s most loved locations. Fortified in the 1300s, this ancient hilltop hideaway is one of the oldest such villages in the Riviera. It’s one of the most visited places in the country and just a glimpse of it on a postcard demands a visit. We stayed in the […]

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