Monthly Archives: August 2015

Philippa Gregory

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Tonight at Dr Challoners High School Philippa Gregory will be talking about her new book, The Taming of the Queen, a novel about Katherine Parr. I can’t wait. If you want to come along you can get a ticket by clicking here

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Holidays

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I have recently returned from a most amazing trekking trip in Peru. It is a fascinating country with a very long history, friendly people and stunning scenery. We trekked is a gentle way in several different areas, particularly the Cordillera Negra and Cordillera Blanca. I was very anxious about altitude sickness before we left but we ascended slowly so all was well.

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Yumbilla waterfall, the fifth highest in the world at 895.5 metres on the left, a wonderful hike through virgin rainforest from the village of Cuispes. On the right, mountains in the Cordillera Blanca.