A Tale of Bribery and Electoral Intrigue From the Thames Town of Marlow

One of the difficulties I found  in writing a book about the river Thames was making  those really hard decisions about what should go in! So much history…..so much intrigue and scandal. Naturally  I was tempted to include far too  much about my beloved Harleyford Estate at

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More Along the River Thames

MORE  RIVER THAMES TALES! It is such a joy to be back in England and living by the Thames again. Not at  dear old Harleyford by Temple Lock, but at Maidenhead, by Boulter’s Lock. The trouble is, I keep finding things I should have included in my

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Whirlwinds & Wanderers: Margie and Lance come to stay!

Whirlwinds & Wanderers: Margie and Lance come to stay!

  During an extended stay at our holiday home  near Marlow, my partner Rob and I were joined by Brisbane  friends Margie and Lance, who were making their first visit to the UK. The prospect of this  extremely laid-back couple spending six weeks with a manic history

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