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Special feature: Adam the Suitcase from Millican

Special feature: Adam the Suitcase from Millican

Meet ‘Adam the Suitcase’.  He’s the latest addition to my luxury luggage collection and a very fine specimen he is, too.  This beautiful case is a product of a company called Millican (named after the self-sufficient mountain guide of the early 1900s, Millican Dalton) which happens to be based quite close to me here in […]

Special feature: Badrutt's Palace, St. Moritz, Switzerland

Special feature: Badrutt’s Palace, St. Moritz, Switzerland

From the moment you arrive at Badrutt’s Palace, you know you have come to somewhere special. After flying into Zurich last March and taking the train into ever more mountainous and snowy terrain, we were personally met at the station in St. Moritz – the birthplace of winter tourism in the Alps – and transferred […]

Special feature: St. Moritz Hotel, Trebetherick, Cornwall, UK

Special feature: St. Moritz Hotel, Trebetherick, Cornwall, UK

Last month we enjoyed a break at the St. Moritz Hotel at Trebetherick in Cornwall, the south-west corner of England. The West Country is a favourite with many people living in the UK – a place where you’re most likely to enjoy some sunshine with a climate that’s not dissimilar with the Channel Islands and […]

Photograph of the week: Château-fort de Feluy, Wallonie, Belgium

Photograph of the week: Château-fort de Feluy, Wallonie, Belgium

This week’s image is of the privately-owned Château-fort de Feluy in Wallonie (French part of Belgium) which has a long history of doing and un-doing since 1380 (when it was built) until 1972 when it was renovated.  It was the perfect setting for Medieval and Renaissance drama; it resisted attacks from the Duc Albert de Saxe in […]

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Test post – please ignore

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