The Book of Spice
Dec08

The Book of Spice

Clearly Christmas is round the corner because I keep searching for and seeing new books being released!  I’m trawling through pages and pages of them to see if I can find an appropriate one for every member of the family as a little stocking filler.  Reading in the new school curriculum has been raised to new levels so I’m desperately looking for titles that will inspire my child and perhaps make Grandad & Nanny smile...

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Peggy Guggenheim
Dec08

Peggy Guggenheim

  On a birthday trip to Venice a couple of years back, we visited the house of Peggy Guggenheim – such a fascinating collection of art just filling a home! It was really amazing and such a blast of colour to contrast with the rather wet and grey we were experiencing outside – well it was December and Piazza San Marco was flooded (again!) I hadn’t thought much about it recently until I saw this article in The...

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