The Portland Hotel
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... a room to house them. Just on a whim. My favourite was the music room in Chatsworth, where the duke at the time ordered leather carvings of his head to be made and placed around the ceiling skirting. Afterwards he regretted it, saying it made him seem a little vain (nah, ya think?!) Lyme park was exactly as it looks in Pride and Prejudice. This trip around England has inadvertently became an Austen sightseeing trip, but Pemberley was glorious. We walked ...
... us all nuts. From there we walked to a cafe called Pret where Jess and Ariane had cups of tea and I took the opportunity to write most of the blog. We got kicked out around 11 because they were closing, and we went and bought me an Oyster card then caught the bus to the hostel. It's just after midnight now, which means that I've been pretty much constantly on the go for 19 hours. I'd sleep in, but the hostel offers free breakfast that finishes at 8.30am - still that's a lot nicer wake up time than ...
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... then I’m more or less finished. I suspect there are a few more things hiding in corners that will out yet, but all in good time. I’m on the home stretch. In fact, I’m home, so I can take my time to finish off. Thanks to all of you who
have kept me company on the journey. It’s been wonderful to have you along. Your comments have cheered and inspired me and I have immensely enjoyed putting this together
... knit community of friendly neighbours, the new flats were a poor substitute.
N.B. The New Towns proper were planned to disperse population following the Second World War under the powers of the "New Town Acts 1946 "and later acts. They were not in fact new, but developed around historic cores.
The first wave was intended to help alleviate the housing shortages following World War II, beyond the green belt around ...