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70 is the new 50!

Brothers (from left to right) Peter, Tony and Michael Armitage, with a combined age of 210 years photographed skiing in Verbier in March 2016, proving that 70 is the new 50!!!

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Trip to China

Mariam and I are in China at the moment. We started our trip almost four weeks ago in Beijing (former Peking), visited the Forbidden City and the Great Wall before leaving by train to the ancient city of PingYao in … Continue reading

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Phillipskop Mountain Reserve

Our youngest daughter Anna, husband Chris and three small boys surprised us all just over a year ago when they announced their intention to emigrate to South Africa. Their enthusiastic plans to start a business in the tourist industry progressed … Continue reading

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A visit to Armitage Bridge

Saturday 18 August 2012 turned out to be one of the more memorable days in an English summer that will not be fondly remembered for it’s weather. Accompanying cousin Sue and her husband Hugh, I visited The Hermitage at Armitage … Continue reading

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