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Monthly Archives: October 2012
‘Floats like a butterfly’: the flights of the remarkable butterfly houses; Happisburgh Manor for sale
The design of country houses has been influenced by many things; politics, religion, the Greeks, the Romans, India, to name a few – but it’s rare for an insect to do so. Yet for hundreds of years, the humble butterfly … Continue reading
That the headline above is even possible today is shocking; that it almost came with the acquiescence of English Heritage is even worse. The wealth of Britain allowed the creation of thousands of wonderful country houses; stores of learning, art, … Continue reading