Standen, National Trust
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Standen, National Trust

We decided to spend the first real sunny day of the year at Standen House, West Sussex. A beautiful  National Trust property, Standen is particularly famous for its outstanding Arts and Craft Movement collection.  The Arts and Crafts movement was spearheaded by William Morris and was particularly popular between 1860 and 1910. The movement represented traditional craftsmanship in both … Continue reading

We made it!
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We made it!

Cow and Calf Rocks, Ilkley This weekend my family picked me up from university and took me to Ilkley for the weekend. We stayed at a beautiful inn called the Cow and Calf, overlooking the Cow and Calf Rocks. These rocks are very easy to climb, and the view makes it so worthwhile. And finally … Continue reading

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the mad hatter

during the [very] brief spell of sunny weather we had in the uk at the end of may, i made a trip down to margate for the tracey emin exhibition opening. the night before i’d spotted an interesting character at the gallery dressed all in yellow [not hard to miss!] and it turned out he … Continue reading