When you need a break

 Fabergé exhibition is a real tonic  Currently, there is an exhibition on at the Victoria and Albert Museum where you can lose yourself in fantasy land.  Gazing at exquisite objects saw me come out of it on a cloud; a visit was mood-enhancing and no pills needed On...

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Dido amongst the ruins

Are we now in safe hands? Test and Trace is another Government wheeze to add to the pile of post-Covid problems.  The past few months has seen turmoil with official plans, but Baronness (Dido) Harding has been appointed to the latest 'flagship' initiative - Test and...

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The Lady with the Lamp

 Florence Nightingale - 200 years Exhibition on the woman behind the myth To many, when we think of Florence Nightingale we think of the woman who walked the wards of the Crimean military hospital, holding up a lamp to light her way as she tended sick and wounded...

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