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Monthly Archives: August, 2010

Le Festival des Jardins

Every summer, Chaumont-sur-Loire hosts a garden festival, and this year we have finally managed to visit. It takes place in the grounds of the splendid fairytale château at Chaumont, all … Continue reading

August 26, 2010 · Leave a comment

A gay old (s)park

Tucked away in the heart of Paris, the Square du Vert Galant sits on the western tip of the Ile de la Cité. Its name – which my dictionary amusingly … Continue reading

August 6, 2010 · Leave a comment

Howick Hall Gardens – garden of the year?

In the UK last week, we visited Howick Hall, a beautiful 18th century stone property near the Northumberland coast. Its extensive grounds have won several awards and have just been … Continue reading

August 2, 2010 · 4 Comments

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