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January 2015

Ted's Advent Calendar

By Kaye Fletcher-Brooke 12 January 2015 No comments

Advent calendar captionIf you are a found typography fan (and why wouldn't you be?!) here is the full set of our Advent numbers from Tweedy Ted's Calendar. They were all collected by Ted's travelling friends, and come from Innsbruck to India!

Tuscany & Umbria in Autumn 3

By Kaye Fletcher-Brooke 11 January 2015 No comments

Grosseto gelatoSPOLETO to MASSA MARITTIMA

For the final leg of his journey Ted skirts down through the south of Umbria to Orvieto and back into Tuscany. With a two night stop at Montefiascone, the home of Est! Est! Est! wine, and up past the coast through Grosseto to the stunning centre of Massa Marittima a holder of The Touring Club of Italiano's quality seal Orange Flag! Read on for Ted's travel tips!

Tuscany & Umbria in Autumn 2

By Kaye Fletcher-Brooke 4 January 2015

Some of the vines had already been harvested!SIENA to ASSISI

Side-stepping Florence Ted drives south through the beautiful Chianti countryside stopping off at the delightfully situated Siena, where he found a bustling centre of shops and bars. Arezzo was a smaller but elegant city with amazing artworks a real contrast to the harsh beauty of Gubbio in Umbria which it was well worth the long climb to see. Assisi was the prize at the end, a truly magnificent site, visible from miles across the broad valley bottom. Read on to hear about Ted's highlights!

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