Sunny day exploring Cornwall… | Luxurious Nomad


St Michael’s Mount, the extraordinary Minack Theatre, Lands End and more…  These are the highlights from yet another glorious day exploring… Starting in our lovely manor as the sun was beaming in the beautiful bay window, Karen and I met up and the headed off… …and in case we were peckish, we had some Rudolph …
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Rainy day day exploring Cornwall | Luxurious Nomad


My dear friend Karen came over from Hastings for a long weekend and we are spending it exploring Cornwall. Although today was raining all day long, we had a lovely time! Starting in our lovely hotel – Penmere Manor.  Built in 1825, it was originally home to Captain John Bullock of the Falmouth Packet Service. During …
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Solo Travel Tips to Stay Safe and Have Fun! | Luxurious Nomad


Many people are amazed when they learn that I journey around the world as a solo traveller – and even more than that, I do not have a family ‘back home’ who know my every whereabouts and activity. I truly am the epitome of a solo traveller!
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My other Scottish Castle… | Luxurious Nomad


From their website:  “Ardoe House sits on an estate which was part of a 1,000 acre parcel of land gifted to Arbroath Abbey by Alexander II, King of Scotland way back in in 1244. It has been described and divided throughout the centuries as the sunny half and the shady half. Ardoe House was built …
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Awe-inspiring Elgin Cathedral | Luxurious Nomad


Upon leaving my northern Scottish castle in Tain, the sun was shining, and it was a magnificent day! I did have to sit in the car for a while to warm it up and to remove the eighth-inch layer of ice on the windscreen before heading off in 2oC / 35oF temperature – and I …
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Elegance and invisibility… | Leigh (Bella) St John


What I am about to share may be viewed by some to be elitist, snobbish, or other such reflection – or even plain wrong. From my perspective, this was a moment to cherish. Sitting beside the fire in the bar of the Victorian mansion in which I am spending a week over the new year …
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Writing Competitions – February 2018 | Writing and Publishing My Book


Tweet Why enter writing competitions? It’s one thing to write, and another entirely different proposition getting others to actually read what you have written. Here is a list of writing competitions, awards, fairs, festivals and other book markets with deadlines in February, 2018. Find one or more that fits with your style and submit your work! …
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