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Ah, the spa! A short history of the long soak

I’ve always loved a long soak in a hot tub, especially with some fragrant salts or oils added to the…

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Pix & notes: The Dutch House at Kew

I visited the Dutch House at Kew Gardens in 2013, toward the end of my two-week research trip. By this…

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Details are divine: Stratford-upon-Avon

I love the decorative details on old buildings and can’t resist taking pictures of them. These curious, delightful, often non-functional elements…

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Victorian house-hunting: Just right!

Folks, we have a winner: the Linley Sambourne House in Kensington, owned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.…

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Victorian: Colney Hatch

My forthcoming book, Moriarty Takes His Medicine, revolves around a private madhouse — a hospital run by an alienist for…

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London's little gardens

One of the many wonderful things about London is that there are gardens everywhere, even on walls! [caption id=”” align=”alignleft”…

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