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Royal Victoria Patriotic Building + Le Gothique Wandsworth London

Mad For It Sunday afternoon cricket on Wandsworth Common makes for a bucolic tableau. It’s like a Lowry painting negative: starched white figures against a deep green, the working class city swapped for middle class suburbia. Or perhaps a Surrey … Continue reading

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Saint Hill Manor + Standen House + Ockenden Manor Afternoon Tea

To The Manor Born | Hearts and Crafts | Strawberry Fields Somewhere between London to Brighton, anywhere lost in rural Sussex, deep in the midst of nowhere lies Ockenden Manor. A Grade II* Elizabethan house, it’s now a privately owned … Continue reading

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Sammy Leslie + Castle Leslie Glaslough

As Time Goes By | The Rear View  John Betjeman, Winston Churchill, Marianne Faithfull, Paul McCartney, W B Yeats and Lavender’s Blue have all been. The great and the good, in other words. In recent years thanks to Sammy Leslie … Continue reading

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