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A villa holidays odyssey the Greek way

Our favourite PR man, Peter Horrocks, spends his time promoting the holiday homes marketed by Villas du Monde. His usual stamping grounds are in France, so when he we heard that he was taking a holiday in Greece (staying in Villas du Monde properties, of course) we just had to hear about it.  Villas du […]

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Revealed: Britain’s secret Tube disaster

Britain’s worst Tube disaster was at London’s Bethnal Green station in 1943, when 173 people died. But it remained a secret; the story was hushed up at the time in order to keep up wartime morale. Our contributor Sandra Brind’s grandmother and cousin died in the incident; her mother and aunt were among the survivors. […]

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A matter of National DisTrust

I’ve been lucky enough to travel much of the world, but one place that always feels like home is Wicken Fen. If you don’t know of it, it is a patch of Cambridgeshire countryside that has been allowed to return to the state it was in before the Fens were drained. As a result, it […]

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‘Press Trip’ – taking the lid off journalists’ jollies

We don’t usually blow our own trumpet, but we are thrilled to announce the publication – as an e-book on Amazon – of “Press Trip”, by Robin Mead. It’s a lengthy tome, and combines autobiography and Fleet Street memories with an extensive travelogue. You’ll meet plenty of larger-than-life characters on its pages; in fact, if […]

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