Giverny sits in a little quiet area in Normandy about an hours’ drive from the hustle and bustle of Paris. As areas go, it is relatively unremarkable. A quiet little village lane, a few houses on either side. It is actually hard to believe that it was home to one of the world’s most renowned […]
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The Lake District has long been associated with Beatrix Potter and much of the area’s charm and distinct country-cottage feel has been immortalised in her many well-beloved animal stories for children.
When at the age of 47, Beatrix Potter married William Heelis, a solicitor, she married in to a family that had long been established in Hawkshead, although different to how it is portrayed in the film, Miss Potter, Beatrix did not actually know William Heelis from childhood.
Steep inclines and Hair-pin Turns through Wrynose Pass and Hardknott Pass The Lake District is renowned for it walking trails and adventurous activities but for the more sedate among us, a drive through some of the most spectacular views in England are in store. Inspired by David Williams’ article Shifting Gears and Rolling Scenes in […]
Along the Prinsengracht canal, in central Amsterdam lies what is now known to the world as Anne Frank’s house, although this was neither her birth place nor actual home.