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7 epic long walks in the UK

If you want to enjoy the natural scenery of the United Kingdom the way the locals do, go for a walk… a really long walk. From Cornwall to Scotland, you can trek from a week to two months across rolling hills, along coastal tracks, through urban sprawls, or in shaded woodlands. The United Kingdom is crisscrossed with walking paths, both paved trails and rugged landscapes. Some walks offer plenty of accommodations along the way, so you won’t need to carry tents and food, although others might r...
Tags: Travel, UK, England, London, Wales, Scotland, Hiking, Thames, Vienna, Britain, United Kingdom, Oxford, Manchester, Cornwall, Glasgow, Cardiff

Madama Butterfly, Glyndebourne, 19 May 2018

Glyndebourne Opera House Pinkerton – Joshua Guerrero Goro – Carlo Bosi Suzuki – Elizabeth DeShong Sharpless – Michael Sumuel Cio-Cio-San – Olga Busuioc Cousin – Jennifer Witton Cio-Cio-San’s Mother – Eirlys Myfanwy Davies Yakuside – Adam Marsden Aunt – Shuna Scott Sendall Imperial Commissioner – Michael Mofidian Official Registrar – Jake Muffett Bonze – Oleg Budurtaskiy Prince Yamadori – Simon Mechlinski Sorrow –Rupert Wade ...
Tags: England, Religion, Strauss, Wagner, Puccini, Imperial, Suzuki, Goro, Sharpless, Windsor Castle, Sussex Downs, Foro, Mark Berry, Calixto Bieito, Pinkerton, Mark Jonathan

“Re: Vampires” by John H. Watson, M.D.

  NB: The circumstances surrounding my access to this manuscript are of such moment that their publication is impossible. Those involved in that unsavory affair can continue to live without fear of exposure. At the same time, it is equally impossible that the manuscript itself be left unpublished. Therefore, I undertake to offer these heretofore unread reflections on a grotesque chapter in the glorious career of Mr. Holmes by his Boswell, Dr. Watson. ∼ STF November 1926, London The days grow shi...
Tags: London, Fiction, Religion, Hungary, Shanghai, Ferguson, Watson, Sherlock Holmes, Charing Cross, Kensington, King, Briggs, Richmond, Sussex, Scott, Holmes

The Flint Barns, Rathfinny Estate, Alfriston, East Sussex: hotel review

This Sussex Downs hostel and B&B was built to house workers on the estate’s enormous vineyard, but there’s nothing basic about these digs – rooms are high quality and the scenery is superbIn Peter Mayle’s novel A Good Year, which was turned into a Hollywood movie starring Russell Crowe, a disillusioned London banker discovers a new sense of purpose running a vineyard in France. Give or take a few plot twists – and swap Provence for the chalky downland of East Sussex – and this is a reasonable sy...
Tags: Travel, UK, Hollywood, London, France, Hotels, Food & Drink, United Kingdom, Food And Drink, Russell Crowe, Weekend Breaks, Sussex, Provence, East Sussex, Flint Barns Rathfinny Estate Alfriston East Sussex, Sussex Downs

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