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The Royal Pavilion, inextricably linked to Brighton, is the work of John Nash and is a fascinating building of oriental fantasy:

It has provoked controversy, inspired fervent adulation and, throughout its colourful history, become one of the most instantly identifiable architectural images in the world.
It takes its unique character from the man for whom it was [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 26th 2012

1. Having the flavor, aroma, or quality of spice.
2. Piquant; zesty: a spicy tomato sauce.
3. Producing or abounding in spices.
4. High-spirited; lively.
5. Slightly scandalous; risqué: a spicy Hollywood romance.

Definition 4: High-spirited; lively.
Whilst trying to enjoy a little bit of calm in amongst the hustle and bustle of the week this seagull was a little too [...]

26 Comments CherryPie on Mar 23rd 2012

I shall finish my series of posts about the Royal Pavilion with a few photos of the architecture.
The Pavilion was built for George, Prince Regent at the turn of the 19th century.  I didn’t explore the buildings whilst I was there so you will have to wait until my next visit for some more detailed [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 31st 2010

I recently Blogged about my experience in the garden so today I am going to give you a little bit of information about the garden itself.

The garden surrounding the Royal Pavilion has been restored to its original Regency splendour closely following John Nash’s plans of the 1820’s.  As the architect of the Royal Pavilion, he [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on May 29th 2010

15 Comments CherryPie on May 28th 2010

On the half day that I had free between the two conferences I decided to visit the Royal Pavilion.  To save time I asked for directions at the hotel reception and found my way there quite easily although it was further than I thought.  The pavilion looked rather packed so I decided just to enjoy [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on May 27th 2010

13 Comments CherryPie on May 27th 2010

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