Tag Archives: Hampshire

New header: Staunton Country Park, Hampshire

Our new header is taken from a visit to Staunton Country Park, Hampshire, shot one sunny day last November.  Staunton is an extraordinary place – a former estate, the Victorian house was demolished leaving this gorgeous landscape and the property’s … Continue reading

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5 of the best visits…

As we come to the end of a year full of exciting new travel stories, it is time that we shared 5 of our best experiences… On a recent press trip to Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées where violet is the emblem, Alexandra was given … Continue reading

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Five things to do in West Sussex & Hampshire

Base camp is the newly-refurbished Goodwood Hotel on the Goodwood Estate and our four other suggestions crisscross over the county boundaries of West Sussex and Hampshire – or as we locals tend to call it, the county triangle! With starting room … Continue reading

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Letters, signs and notices

Since re-connecting with the world via my photographic lens last year, I have begun to notice and appreciate the wit, style and beauty to be found all around us – from the most upmarket frontage to the more mundane everyday … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Columns

When, like me, you come from Portsmouth, an historic naval city, you are reared on stories of naval valour and victory – and they don’t come much more heroic than the story of Lord Horatio Nelson and his memorable victory … Continue reading

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A3 Wanderings: Lazy Sunday lunch at the Bat & Ball Inn, Hambledon

This is a pub or rather “Inn” that I have wanted to re-visit for several years so one Sunday, I decided to take the bull by the horns and do so. Sitting outside with the Hound, a cricket match being played opposite, it … Continue reading

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A3 Wanderings: The Cradle of Cricket

I last visited the Bat & Ball, Hambledon on the occasion of the Millennium, having decided to mark the great event by having dinner near the “cradle of the modern game” of cricket with a crowd of cricket mad friends. … Continue reading

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