The National Memorial Arboretum – 74th anniversary of D-Day

6th June 2018 marked the 74th anniversary of the D-Day landings so we headed to the National Memorial Arboretum in Burton-on-Trent for a day of remembrance. We were lucky enough ...

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Stitching in Norway with Karin Hellaby

DAY 1 – London – Bergen We arrived in Bergen, basking in a glorious 23C and enjoyed a fabulous 3 hour sightseeing tour. Amongst the sights was the Fantoft Stave ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Crete

Host report by Barry & Maggie Watts: Some say the word idyll is derived from the Greek (eidullion). It is a short poem, a simple pleasure or a song. Rethymnom ...

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Meet the expert – A Q&A with Janet Clare

How did you discover quilting? My Mum is a quilter and as I love all textile crafts it wasn’t too long after she started quilting that I did too. Was ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Estoril

Host report by Rob Richardson: The Hotel Londres is a 45 minute transfer from Lisbon airport. It has a very relaxed atmosphere and the large amount of money that has ...

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News from the Bridge Room in the Italian Villa Luppis

Host report by Kathy Williams: Sunday: We drove from Venice airport across the flat plains towards the Dolomites. Everywhere we looked there were vines by the thousands but not yet ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Majorca – March 2018

Host report by Pauline Durie & Jacky Baker: The Hotel Bella Playa & Spa, Cala Ratjada, is in a splendid location and is just a short walk from a sandy ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Northern Cyprus

Host report by Barry & Maggie Watts: We started our twin centre holiday in North Cyprus in the 5 star Lord’s Palace Hotel in Kyrenia. From this extreme comfort we ...

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10 Photos that will make you want to visit Vietnam

Sometimes we stumble upon a destination so good that we just have to return – Vietnam is most definitely one of those! There is so much of this beautiful country ...

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