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Within the Walls of the Ancient Palazzo

The Maltese nobility assembles within  these walls! And how I’d love to be a fly on the wall when they do!   This ancient Palazzo in the 16th century fortified city of  Mdina, also known as the Silent City, is now a 5-star hotel called XARA PALACE. We nipped inside Read more…

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Ambleside’s Bridge House: a 17th Century Survivor

The Bridge House in  Ambleside has stood over Stock Beck  for  400 years.     The growth of old Ambleside is associated with a succession of families dating back to the early 14th century. The Braithwaites were an incredibly influential family and originally built Bridge House to access their lands Read more…

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Armchair Trolleys and Dr Death (more Barca OddBalls)

More Oddballs found in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, for Cee’s OddBall Challenge this week  Some things are indescribable. Words just don’t do them justice and you have to see them for yourself. I think these supermarket trolleys come into that category:   And how about Dr Death’s welcoming smile at the pharmacy Read more…

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