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  • Afternoon Tea at Blenheim Palace

    Afternoon Tea at Blenheim Palace

    It was a splendid English afternoon tea. Miniature smoked salmon blinis, tiny quiches and bite-sized sandwiches graced the bottom plate of our three-tier cake stand. Plump scones, pots of jam, a small dish of fresh cream and fluffy Bakewell slices crowded together on the second tier. And on top, a halo of chocolate delicacies ...

  • The Intriguing Isokon Building – Hampstead, London

    The Intriguing Isokon Building – Hampstead, London

    We all have dreams but not many of us see them come to fruition as spectacularly as Jack Pritchard did in 1934 in the form of the Lawn Road Flats, also known as the Isokon Building…

  • Enigma and Bletchley Park

    Enigma and Bletchley Park

    I knew Enigma was a book as I had an unread copy in my book case and also a film that I had not seen …

  • Finding Ernö - in the East End of London

    Finding Ernö - in the East End of London

    I started my quest in typical East End fashion – pie and mash at Maureen’s pie and mash café in the Chrisp Street Market in Poplar. When asked if I would like gravy or liquor I declined the latter thinking that noon was too early to start drinking.

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