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An archetypal castle

I first visited Bodiam Castle when I was in my mid-30s.  But as a child, if I’d been asked to draw a castle, it would probably have looked a bit like Bodiam.  Well, maybe not that much like it as … Continue reading

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Castle gates

I’ve given pictures of Hertford a rest for a few days – much to everyone’s relief no doubt!  But today we are back in the town again for a look at the gates of Hertford Castle.  The dark mass of … Continue reading

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An imposing castle

Back in 2010, I was lucky enough to go to Bodiam Castle.  To be fair, it is somewhere I had wanted to visit for many years, since I first got a book on castles as a child.  To a young … Continue reading

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A day in the hills (part II of “Transylvania travels”)

Tuesday 15 May 2012, 8.30pm, Viscri, Transylvania Today was quite unlike any other day of holiday – ever.  And in a good way.  I’m not sure we “did” very much by tourist standards, but therein lay much of the beauty. … Continue reading

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