Town or Country?

Mr Bradshaw accompanies me to London each week for an intensive guided tour. I plunge into the London of 1862, trying to understand, comparing his thoughts to my own, and just savouring me-time. I am learning a lot – retaining it all is quite another matter! – but I particularly enjoy the unexpected pleasures.

A country seat, glimpsed through the trees?

A country seat, glimpsed through the trees?

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The surrounding parkland?

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Tennis courts for weekend parties?

A Folly in the grounds?

A Folly in the grounds?

Not country but city – I was wandering around Lincoln’s Inn Fields over the weekend, just ten minutes from the shoppers in Covent Garden.