Chiswick House and Gardens

I have been experiencing the twin miseries of house hunting and a heavy cold, my mum came down to help with the latter, but to brighten the day we also visited the Camellia show at Chiswick Gardens in west London. Chiswick House is a neo-Palladian villa built by the third Earl of Burlington in 1729. The conservatory was originally built …

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A trip to the Horniman Museum

I took a day off from studying to visit the Horniman Museum in Forest Hill, South East London. The museum has been on my 'places to visit list' for sometime, and I was particularly looking forward to meeting its famous walrus specimen, which even has its own Twitter account. Since rain was forecast we decided …

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