Le Chic En Rose

Diaries of an independent traveller

Regent’s Park used to be one of our favourite places for a weekend stroll when we lived in London. We would push our elder daughter around in her stroller – she’s now grown up with a family of her own! I also remember trips to London Zoo, which is housed in one corner of the park and …

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A favourite spot for a walk when I’m visiting my family up in Yorkshire is the gardens at Harlow Carr in Harrogate. Run by the Royal Horticultural Society, the Harlow Carr Gardens have a lovely natural feel about them though it must take a lot of work to maintain, even if does appear effortless! I …

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We first arrived in Perth just over 25 years ago. It was the middle of spring – more like a very hot northern summer! Perth was a profusion of colours as flowers and trees began to bloom in the warmth of the spring sunshine. The gorgeous purple hues of the flowering Jacaranda trees especially caught …

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Another very busy week in Le Chic Household! However to boost spirits, after an earlier than usual winter when temperatures dropped down rapidly in May and June, we have the beginnings of spring already. There is a warm feel in the air, the birds are nesting and blossoms and spring flowers abound. Last weekend Monsieur …

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