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Take a trip around the world with Prue’s travels

“Travel always brings pleasure: if not the arrival, then the departure”. What a cynical saying, but there’s some truth in it. When I’m at home for any length of time I long to get away, when I’ve been away for a few weeks I long to get home. Which just goes to show how lucky I am to love both…

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In a long life I have fished in Norway, walked in Sicily and Transylvania, basked on African, Cote d’Azur and South American beaches, cruised the Med, done road trips through the Arizonian desert, gone ballooning in Turkey, sailed to the Antarctic and toured Scottish Castles in a posh train—and a lot more besides. But even if I stuck to my own county, never mind country, it would take me months to see all the things worth seeing in Oxfordshire.

Madeira
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Madeira

Madeira, a beautiful Island, unspoilt fishing villages, amazing markets and great walks When I was nine years old I sailed with my family from Southampton to Cape Town. On the...

The wonders and delights of Bhutan
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The wonders and delights of Bhutan

Bhutan a country full of temples, heritage, breathtaking scenery and old-fashioned values. Once upon a time (in the seventh century actually) a demon whose body stretched over Tibet, Nepal and...

Handpicked weekend bags
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Handpicked weekend bags

A weekend away is the perfect excuse to splash out on a new bag. Push over leather holdalls, we want bags that have colour, style and shape and something that...