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A historical day trip from London to Strawberry Hill

Strawberry Hill House Like me, Horace Walpole enjoyed art and writing. End of commonalities. For Horace lived in the 18th century, as son of Britain’s first Prime Minister, member of the House of Commons, writer and art collector. To visit … Continue reading

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London: Three tasty dinner options in excellent settings

Searching¬†for a great London restaurant? Try one of these: Cinnamon Club in Westminster serves contemporary Indian food with a European touch. Do not expect a heartburn, because the food is not very spicy, but delicate. Prices are reasonable, especially their … Continue reading

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When wanderlust is overshadowed by anxiety and practical issues

… and how to regain the joy of travel It is easy to find reasons for staying home instead of exploring the world. You might simply love your home, or you might feel exhausted and saturated by traveling and in … Continue reading

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The Extravagant, Fabulous Art Fair (TEFAF) 2015 in Maastricht

Yesterday, I was at the TEFAF (The European Fine Art Foundation) art and antique fair in Maastricht in Southeastern Netherlands. A European crowd puller for ordinary art lovers (like myself), people with fat wallets, and professional buyers. Mostly classic but … Continue reading

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