Tag Archives: Downton Abbey

From the prehistoric to the merely ancient

This gallery contains 27 photos.

I’ve had a busy old week and been unwell for longer so was unable to write at all so I hope this collection of photos which I took on Thursday. It was a very windy day and the temperature was … Continue reading

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Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2015

It’s nearly the end of the year so I thought I would write a brief review on my favourite TV shows of 2015.  It was hard to limit the choice to just 10 of the best but here goes! Humans … Continue reading

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My first England Grand Tour

I’ve been very busy these last few weeks with my tours but wanted to share a little about one particular tour as it was a first, well at least for me.  The last 8 days or so I have been … Continue reading

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The Top Movies and TV Shows of 2014

Until a few weeks ago I thought that 2014 was going to turn out to be a relatively poor year for cinema-goers.  There was a flurry of interesting films in the spring but with a total lack of big name … Continue reading

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A day out to Highclere Castle aka Downton Abbey

I have been having a busy old summer taking guests on trip all around London and southern England but ever since February, I had been looking forward to Thursday 24th July in particular because this was the day that I … Continue reading

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The Secrets of The Real Downton Abbey

September sees the return to our televisions screens of Downton Abbey in the UK and in January to the USA (more on that in the next week or two).  Downton Abbey is actually the real life home of Lord Carnarvon … Continue reading

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