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Black Cats, Pancakes and Mardi Gras

Black Cats, Pancakes and Mardi Gras

Cats in a Barrel and Pancakes I cannot believe that Lent is so early this year. We have only just finished with exercise filled, alcohol avoiding, vegetarianish January (B,B-,B+) and now the season of abstinence is upon us again! So what exactly is Lent, and […]

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Life is a Beach. Manhattan Beach, The Hamptons and Cape Cod

Life is a Beach. Manhattan Beach, The Hamptons and Cape Cod

This summer our daughter Kat, our California Girl, decided to stay in Manhattan Beach. She asked me to come and play for a little while before she went back to school. I have been travelling back to the States quite a lot since our move […]

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Californian Avocado Toasts

Californian Avocado Toasts

We first travelled from Los Angeles to San Fransisco thirty years ago when we were newly married and still living in London. We drove along the heart stopping Big Sur and visited Hearst Castle on the way.  Little did we think that in the years […]

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Top five family activities in Yosemite

Top five family activities in Yosemite

Update. We travelled to Yosemite last year. It has been so sad to hear of the wild fires that closed the park to visitors. So glad to hear that the roads are open and the Valley is clear of smoke. Original Post Visiting Yosemite has […]

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Plant Sale and Tea Friday May 6th at the DCA

Plant Sale and Tea Friday May 6th at the DCA

Come and join us at the Darien Community Association this Friday, May 6th for the DCA’s annual Greenhouse Plant Sale. The sale starts at 8.30am and lasts until 12.30pm. Once you have chosen from the wonderful selection of lovingly grown plants, reward yourself with a […]

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