Wednesday Postcard- Museum Guggenheim Bilbao

The Museum Guggenheim in Bilbao in the Basque region in Northern Spain is a spectacular structure made of titanium ,glass and limestone. Designed by American architect Frank Gehry , the museum opened in 1997 and is situated along the Nervion River in the old industrial heart of the city and has revitalised the city. Tall Tree and The Eye by…
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Winter Coats and Their Last Hurrah

 , My calendar tells me this is the final week of our Winter so time for my Winter Coats last hurrah by the Tamar River on what turned out to be a day with a nod to the Spring weather to come. This has been a very wet and somewhat mild Winter so wet weather gear, rather than my beloved…
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Wednesday Postcard – Monet’s House and Garden at Giverney

As Spring approaches in the Southern Hemisphere my memories flood back to an April day and a visit to Claude Monet’s house and garden at Giverney. A visit to this garden had been on my wish list for many years and when the chance to visit became a reality ,I was as excited as a schoolgirl. Tulips just happen to…
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Black and Cream – Winter’s Light and Shade

Black and cream have been a combination I have enjoyed wearing for many a Winter.I always think of them as  providing the elements of light and shade , sometimes hard to find at this time of year. Playing in my closet often uncovers little surprises , the fluffy scarf and beret , that have remained hidden for a while.I had…
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Postcard Wednesday – Fascinating Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba in the Andalusia region of Southern Spain is a fascinating place to visit , full of charm and a surprise around every corner. The city has a rich history dating back to Roman times. This is the courtyard of our charming hotel, El Palacio del Corregidor, in the old Jewish quarter. Walking along the cobbled streets , too narrow…
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