Tuesday Travels. . . A Canberra attraction that is often missed by tourists

Canberra, as our nation’s capital, has many attractions for the tourists but one which is perhaps not as well known as the others is the National Archives. . . . “We are the nation’s memory – a living collection of government records illuminating our history and identity.” It is an unprepossessing building which in its…

Tuesday travels. . . Castle Howard

While staying in Yorkshire we took the opportunity to visit Castle Howard.This magnificent building has been home to the Howard family for over 300 years and is set in magnificent grounds.  You may recognise it from the 1981 television series, Brideshead Revisited. A more recent version of Brideshead Revisited was made as a film in…