My love affair with the domes of Russia has expanded to include another bulbous item.
Does anyone not call their favourite flower, the queen of flowers? I have come to see that those who say it of tulips have a strong case.
But it nearly wasn’t so. Continue reading
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Running parallel to the beach a large carpark displays a ‘no camping’ sign. The area is filled (and when I say ‘filled’, I mean cheek by jowl, chock a block) with camper vans (and when I say ‘camper vans’ I mean rectangular blocks of homes on wheels fitted with satellite dishes, washing lines and patios. I would not have been surprised to see raised garden beds and a tennis court). Continue reading