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The Violet Hour + Anne Davey Orr

The Violet Hour + Anne Davey Orr First there was London’s hottest hotelier. Then there was Ireland’s most charitable chairman. Hot on their high heels comes the polymathic Anne Davey Orr. For once, Lavender’s Blue are lost for words. Maybe … Continue reading

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The Irish Georgian Society + Island Hall Godmanchester

The Most Beautiful House in England A letter to Country Life from Simon Herrtage sets the scene. “What a catalyst for action the ‘Destruction of the Country House‘ exhibition was and how much we owe to Sir Roy Strong for … Continue reading

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