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Good morning your majesties! Good morning your grace! 
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New from #Blammo ™️

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Includes a 'Majestic Pearl Necklace', 'a Royal Thrust', an 'Innocent Spotlight' and a 'More pee Vicar... Yes PLEASE' 😯

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Lumiere London. I love outside art installations. I hope this becomes an annual event. The Durham version looked better though. 
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+Elle Judge Very true! 

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Six years of requests and still no option to show end times in Google Calendar's month view.  Sad times. 
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Out of all +Google​ products #Calendar is their worst in terms of basic features (as you say 'Event End Times' views and a decent month/next 3 week view, etc) and I will also add +Google Photos​ to this, because since it detached from +Google+​ and they stopped supporting #Picasa it's just missing so much 😑
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A collection of hair-raising beards... 
I originally saw the National Beard and Mustache Championships in the local news paper in Vegas, where I currently live. I had missed the 2012 Championship
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Everything comes down to poo in the end...

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Fun night out on Saturday.. 
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So much for the summer! Good thing I LIKE the rain... 
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It was great whilst it lasted 😉

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More from Lumiere London. 
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Being held up on the Underground with no data proved quite exciting. Can anyone beat that?!
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+Jason C I was delayed for about 25 minutes. 

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One of my favourite pictures of John Hurt AND one of my favourite beard portraits. 
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We were staying in the little self catering flat. It's absolutely perfect and I'd recommend to anyone who is looking for a little self catering getaway. There's loads of good pubs in the vicinity too.
Public - in the last week
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Great friendly service, a good selection of European beers, nothing quirky. The food has a good selection - a good mix of meat dishes, veggie dishes and even a couple of vegan dishes. The menu changes regularly. The tastiest dishes are the non-standard ones. The burger was on-par for a pub but the risotto cake was really great.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
A very traditional old pub tucked away round the back of the Charlotte Street Hotel and Rathbone Hotel. Peaceful at the weekends, but a lot more hectic on weeknights in the summer owing to the large number of offices nearby. The pub is trying to be upscale with a high end dining menu upstairs, but the whole building is very much overdue a deep clean if it wants to be upscale. Still, the staff are quite friendly and there's a good vibe and some random ales on offer, so it's worth a visit.
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Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
A standard example of the Hilton group's corporate/budget level chain. This Doubletree looks much nicer on the inside than it does from the street. The rooms are average with good firm beds. The corridors can be a bit hot, especially in the summer, and the air conditioning can be quite loud, but otherwise it's fine. The breakfast is typically overpriced for this type of hotel but slightly better than the average in terms of food options and quality.
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Buckland Manor is an exceptional hotel perched on the edge of the Cotswolds. Beautiful grounds surround this manor, which dates partly back to the 1500s. The staff here are exceptionally attentive and caring. We were just stopping by for afternoon tea, which was incredibly well thought out with balanced complementary flavours. Buckland Manor is very deserving of its reputation for serving very good afternoon tea. I hope to return here soon for a longer visit.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Combining good coffee and light food with a steadily rotating selection of art on the walls. Art and coffee? Curators Coffee? Get it? Get it? Very droll. Chortle. The coffee is pretty good. Not the best coffee I've had in the area, but not far from it. You'll make the most out of a visit here by asking about the special beans they have and what they'd recommend. I normally go for a Flat White but after a conversation with the friendly barista he convinced me to try a filter coffee made with one of their single origin beans. It was a great choice and a more enjoyable flavour experience. The artwork on the walls is well-executed. There's a wide variety along a couple of overarching themes, so lots to look at and challenge your tastes. They make for good conversation topics. There's additional seating downstairs, which is very handy as upstairs gets cramped in the afternoons.
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Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
I've been going to Littleheath for 30 years and very little has changed, which isn't a bad thing necessarily. It's a smallish garden centre with a decent aquatics department and a fair outdoor plant area. There's also a decent café that does jacket potatoes, salads, quiches and tarts. There's basically everything you need for basic home landscaping and gardening, plus some gifts, homeware, and basic interior design stuff, mostly in the 'kitsch' camp. The staff are mostly very friendly and it's much less stressful than bigger, busier garden centres in the region.
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