Italian Textiles Exhibition extended The Estorick Collection is planning to reopen to the public on 19 May 2021. Italian Threads has been extended to 20 June 2021. I went last year and thought it wasRead more
Take a Daytrip from London – the South Downs
There are numerous enjoyable walks on the South Downs. I’ve specifically devised this walk to be done easily as a daytrip from London by train. Here’s how it works. You take a Brighton bound trainRead more
Take a Daytrip from London – Bletchley Park
During WW2 German Enigma, then Lorenz messages were being decoded 50 miles north of London at Bletchley Park. You can visit the site to see how the Bombe machines, and the later Colossus computers crackedRead more
Rainham Hall – once out in Essex!
On Sunday Sheila and I headed off to Rainham Hall to try to get our money’s worth out of our National Trust membership cards. I remember Rainham Hall from 50 years ago when you couldRead more