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Henley Punting

Offer me a castle in Spain, a mansion in Monaco, an apartment in Paris and no dice. Leave London in June? But it’s the season!

The pool at night when we've all gone home

I am still astounded at what is possible through home exchange. Over the years, I’ve learned another language, discovered new musical tastes, enjoyed books I would never buy myself, and my...

Casa Costello

We first fell in love, me and Italy, back in the late 1960s, when, with all the fearlessness of extreme youth, I zipped around the Amalfi coast in a navy blue...

Boris welcomes us to London copy

Name me a great metropolis which has a museum mentioned in a classic love song, more parks and green areas than any other major city, a fashion scene which gave the...

Beware! There is such a thing as magic and it lives in Ireland. How else can you explain a country where everyone is a poet, where a kiss on the Blarney...

“I love Paris in the Springtime I love Paris in the Fall I love Paris in the Summer when it sizzles I love Paris in the winter when it drizzles.” Only Cole Porter could summon...

Feeling melancholy

“The trouble with having humans is they need to be reminded of who is in charge from time to time. There I was, lying on my beanbag, having an afternoon snooze...

Me and the triumphant Roman army

So, how was your festive season? Chestnuts roasting on an open fire? Jack Frost nipping on your nose? Roast Turkey with all the trimmings? And the whole thing set off with...