Friends and fine food!

I was reading another blog and there was a comment about there being nothing better in the world than family, friends, food, wine and travel… and last night we put that philosophy into practice. Our friends Julie and Mark travelled down here on holiday and as they both had important and special birthdays this year we took […]

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What a spectacle

I was going through an old box of bits and bobs (or bits and bats if you prefer) and I came across this The firm of Dollond and Aitchison is a well-known chain of opticians, although it has now been absorbed by Boots. Dollonds started in 1750, but the Aitchison side of the partnership was much younger, it […]

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