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Monthly Archives: May 2012
As with all things, down-sizing is a relative term. For those families in country houses, the process can take generations but still at each stage involving houses which by turns are grand, graceful and beautiful. The various branches of the … Continue reading
Spring is upon us: the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, the drizzle is almost incessant – *sigh*. One bright spot is each week’s increasingly heavy Country Life magazine; the extra weight from the greater number of property adverts … Continue reading