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The Quiet

I have the good fortune to live in an unusual little corner of London overlooking a decommissioned dock that is now used for training small children to sail, adults to kayak, and other healthy maritime pursuits.  On hot days it attracts merry bands of revellers seeking a way to cool off, diving merrily into the … Continue reading

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Sneezy Deer

Richmond Park is famous for its deer.  I’d been meaning to go seek out their sylvan mystique for some time, but until a few weeks ago had not yet made the journey.  We went with the express purpose of seeing these world-famous deer.  (Also because we noticed a spot on the map marked ‘Spankers Hill’ and we in fact have … Continue reading