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  • Exploring Montreal

    Tweet So, I spent the weekend exploring Montreal, Canada, which isn’t as mad as it sounds, because it’s only around five hours to fly there and six hours back, and the time difference is…

    July 16, 2015
  • In praise of the Grand Tour for kids

    Tweet Back in the 19th century the Grand Tour used to be all the rage – a way for young men to see all the important architectural and cultural sights of Europe before returning…

    July 25, 2013
  • The One with the wrinkle-free skin

    Tweet I was about 13 when this photo was taken – we were on our first trip to Canada and the US, and having had a brilliant time in Toronto and New York, we’d…

    April 17, 2013
  • The retro family

    Tweet I don’t know which of these two photos I like more, because the outfits are outstanding. The first is of me, my sister and my mum with one of my aunts and my…

    June 20, 2012
  • This is how I’ll remember her

    Tweet I must have been about two, maybe three when this photo was taken. The young girl standing next to me is my cousin Shirley. I can remember thinking how pretty she was, and…

    November 13, 2011