Category Archives: Palaces

A wooden spoon …

… from Buckingham Palace – a present which leads me to a couple of thoughts …      … who thinks this will make a great souvenir? Obviously people are buying them, that’s why there is now one at my place … Continue reading

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The Banqueting Hall

The thing about London is the age of the built environment, it always astounds me. The stone stairs leading into the Banqueting Hall will have been walked on by Charles I … this leaves me somewhat gobsmacked, in the 1600s!!! … Continue reading

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Kensington Palace

I love visiting Kensington Palace. I saw the Princesses exhibit before it closed for renovation a couple of years ago, a night time viewing. Then when it was reopened I wandered through the Victoria Revisited, completely enthralled. We wandered through … Continue reading

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Kensington Palace Fashion Rules exhibit

An exhibition of fashion from the Queen in the 50’s, Princess Margaret in the 60’s & 70’s and Princess Diana in the 90’s. A small exhibition but beautiful pieces of classic fashion of it’s time. Worth a look if you … Continue reading

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A Royal Afternoon Tea at The Orangery

A lovely afternoon tea … after a wander through Kensington Palace.

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Wandering through my photographs

Thinking about where I have been and what I have seen … was inspired by a look at a blog about Prague … I remembered the lovely things I had seen there. And then I remembered the first part of … Continue reading

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Hampton Court Palace Part II

The Chapel Royal windows that used to be outside, until someone royal decided to build another wing onto the palace. We managed to see them as we ducked behind walls through doors that didn’t seem to be there. The top … Continue reading

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Today was all about Hampton Court Palace

The first of many photographs of chimneys – the favored subject for today! One of five fireplaces, tis huge! My favourite photograph for today 🙂

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Kensington Palace

When last in London two years ago the Palace was in the middle of restoration and we went to a twilight Enchanted Princesses exhibition. Kensington Palace is now all lovely, restored and exhibitions have started again. Kensington Palace – Victoria … Continue reading

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