This Chilterns village has one of the most remarkable stories I have ever heard. And the most sensational 16th century murals in the country. Extremely rare and of national importance, these Pre-Reformation Catholic paintings, were hidden behind a sheet of course hand-woven linen until they were discovered by Arthur Lindley in 1953. Continue reading No. 132 Piccotts End. A cautionary tale of why it’s not a good idea to smoke in bed.
Meet the vintner who reaches deep into the South African soil and history, who like a good wine, has blended … Continue reading The Vintner with Rocks in his Pockets
The United States national parks celebrate an impressive 100th anniversary year in 2016 and what a privilege it was to re-visit some … Continue reading United Selfies of America
Rebecca warned us we would become neon sign aficionados. She was right! A Boneyard, an evocative term not used much these … Continue reading The Las Vegas Boneyard
Today is the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme Continue reading In Chiltern Fields
Forget M&S orchids, manicured to within an inch of their pampered lives and head instead to the nearest Chilterns summer … Continue reading Simple Orchids. Simply Beautiful
It is the landscape that ultimately decides what is built or cultivated nearby, which industries thrive or die, or how secure a settlement is. Continue reading Chenies Manor