Beyond the fold…

You’ve all seen or heard about the Samsung Fold, which looked so fantastic at first sight, even vloggers such as Casey Neistat were totally impressed by it, but soon enough its radical new folding screen failed in multiple different ways! Samsung had to recall each and every one of the review models it sent out […]

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A chocolatey Christmas!

Its that time of year again and since its all about sumptuous food and celebrations, I thought a post featuring chocolates would be most appropriate. For the first time this year a famous French chocolate company, whom some of you may know as Alain Ducasse’s, has a new branch in London. Ducasse’s chocolates have to […]

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Queen Victoria in Switzerland – The Rigi

It’s less than half as high as Switzerland’s tallest mountains, yet the Rigi has held many in its grip, from writers like Mark Twain, to painters including JMW Turner, and composers such as Richard Wagner…. According to the bible of 19th century travel guides for European destinations, John Murray’s Handbook, it was noted that while […]

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Queen Victoria in Switzerland

England’s favourite Queen, Victoria, spent an entire month in Switzerland a hundred and fifty years ago during August and September 1868. She was stationed in Lucerne but spent many a day travelling through the country in her favourite carriage, the Balmoral Socialble, or trekking on her favourite ponies, Flora and Sultan, around the mountains and […]

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