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Filey: from Romans to Butlins via John Paul Jones

Sure, we found good places for tea and coffee in Filey, but what surprised me most was to discover its amazing historical connections to Roman times and to key moments in America’s War of Independence… When I was a kid, … Continue reading

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New ebook now available: Fancy a Cuppa by the Cathedral

Fancy a Cuppa by the Cathedral? takes you on a whistle-stop tour of the UK’s cathedrals and suggests the best place to go for a tea, coffee and cake afterwards. This is the perfect guidebook to take on a day trip. … Continue reading

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Tea, coffee and cake by the cathedrals in Pompey – from Portuguese princesses to Portsmouth’s equivalent of Banksy

As someone with family ties to Southampton, it pains me to say so, but I really enjoyed my day trip to Portsmouth. And I didn’t even get to the areas most people flock to: the Naval Dockyard, or the Southsea … Continue reading

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