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Ellen Parzer
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Graphic Designer with a passion for all things design related - and chocolate of course...
Graphic Designer with a passion for all things design related - and chocolate of course...

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Chirk Castle is a magnificent medieval castle not far from where I live and I like to go there for a stroll around the garden and park. With its rounded towers it has a very distinct shape which reminds of Beaumaris Castle, another of the famous castles…

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During a recent autumnal walk through the Chirk Castle gardens I spotted these in a border. Don’t know what plant they were but I loved how the water drops sparkled like diamonds on the leaves.

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It’s funny how you tend to write about places you travel to but hardly about the ones right at your front door. While visiting Erddig Hall and the adjoining park for the annual apple festival this weekend I realised, I had never written anything about…

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By now you’ve probably realised that Wales has three things aplenty: sheep, castles and mines. Wales was famous for it’s coal mining throughout the 19th and early 20th century and had substantial slate mines but there had been small-scale mining in the…

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After fulfilling a life long dream last year and visiting New York City for the first time, I was back this summer – and how much more relaxed I was this time. As I had seen most of the major sights already, I didn’t have the permanent feeling of not…

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Having almost too many castles in one country can pose a bit of a dilemma: which ones do you promote for tourists to visit? What are the criteria? Was it once a real castle or just the architectural vision of a rich family in later centuries? Considering…

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I like both of these images for very different reason. In the first one you might wonder where the curve will lead you to and it just shouts “British” to me with the red double-decker bus and the, for me, typical London architecture. Selfridges in…

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A sunny November afternoon on top of Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in England and Wales. Even though there are other people around it feels calm and breathtaking. Like being on top of the world (but not quite as high).  Pure happiness.

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Spotted these faces in London. Made me smile.  

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I smiled that day. Now you might think “So what?” or “Sad if she has to write about it.” but it wasn’t just any smile (trust me, I do smile a lot). It’s the kind of smile I get every now and again whilst driving through some especially beautiful scenery,…
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