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Lille: the Old Town – a gentle walk around the mediaeval city

This post on Lille is part of a series on the Great War sites of France and Belgium.  With several universities based in and around the city, Lille is a young and vibrant place. However, it also has a strong sense of self and local character. The locals are some of the friendliest you’ll findContinue Reading “Lille: the Old Town – a gentle walk around the mediaeval city”

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VISIT: Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux Arts de la Ville de Paris

This post on the Petit Palais may contain affiliate marketing links. That means that I may earn a small commission (at no extra cost to the consumer) if you make purchases via my links. I don’t ever recommend anything I wouldn’t use myself, though. The Petit Palais is home to the Musée des Beaux ArtsContinue Reading “VISIT: Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux Arts de la Ville de Paris”

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VISIT: Thiepval Memorial and Museum

This post on the Thiepval Memorial is part of a series on the Great War sites of France and Belgium.    Thiepval Memorial Thiepval was a strategic target during the battle of the Somme, as a rare patch of higher ground amid the flatness of the valley. Some of the most intense combat took place on thisContinue Reading “VISIT: Thiepval Memorial and Museum”

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VISIT: V&A Dundee – Dundee’s NEW Museum of Design

V&A Dundee is a veritable feast for those who love Scotland, design – and triangles. My City The V&A Dundee is an exciting new addition to a city that I have called home for just a couple of years. My mother is Dundonian, so from my earliest years, I spent a fair amount of timeContinue Reading “VISIT: V&A Dundee – Dundee’s NEW Museum of Design”