Clandon Park near Guildford, is famous for its imposing Venetian Palladian architecture, impressive Marble Hall and intricate stucco ceilings. So it may come as a surprise that it was once used as a military hospital. Indeed, visitors to the property, which the National Trust has owned since 1956, can now see a First World War operating theatre, which has just been recreated within the building to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War and the role that the estate played.
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Louis Kehlweiler knows something is wrong. He has a naturally inquisitive mind and he is predisposed to finding everyday things interesting. But since he got sacked from the Ministry he has trouble being taken seriously. He is seen as someone who simply lets his mind wander and who allows his imagination to play tricks on him.
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Oranges and Roses: the happy couple.
You can’t beat the blooming fragrance from a bunch of just-picked red roses in bloom. Unless you’ve got the therapeutic task of grating and zesting an orange and coating your fingers in its fresh juices along the way. It’s hard to choose between the two. Which do you prefer: the warm comforting scent of roses or the zesty aroma of oranges?
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A few years ago I was given a private tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London and I had special permission to photograph the space. I felt very privileged to be able to wander around with my camera, free to capture the changing light across the seating, beams, stage and even backstage area.
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Tulips are like colourful wine goblets, sprouting and spouting from the ground and there is a fantastically riotous clang of tulips at this very moment at RHS Wisley.
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No judgement here if you licked the screen just now because these cinnamon buns are absolutely scrumptious. They’re a bit like a hot cross bun, only more delicious! The comforting rich flavour of cinnamon set against the moist, smooth plump dough is pure perfection. I know you’ll love this recipe.
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I have a very good raisin to post this recipe.
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