Category Archives: Royalty

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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A visit to the Tower …

… one day in September we went to the Tower for an explore. We had heard about the poppies, we wanted to see them but mostly I’d never been to the Tower and it was on Em’s list. We pooped … Continue reading

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A summer visit to …

… the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. A couple of weeks ago when we were still at home, Emily said she wanted to go to Buckingham Palace, we looked, we booked and today we went. The State Rooms were grand, … Continue reading

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My friend was wandering …

… through Fortnam and Masons at lunchtime and he spied this. He posted it on Facebook asking how many to pop in the post to Melbourne. My response … I want I want I want! And I am a republican, … Continue reading

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This blue is my favourite night time colour …

Trafalgar Square is awash with blue at night, for the new baby Prince George. This blue light always makes me smile when I am driving towards the city at night, lots of Melbourne’s buildings seem to have lights of this … 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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A Royal Afternoon Tea at The Orangery

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

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Her love shines for all to see …

… golden and shining white in the sun, The Albert Memorial.

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey was the focus today, visiting, exploring, finding out about and it was great! Fact for the day – The oldest door in London/UK, from around the 1050s, is in the Abbey. Now if you go, do get the … Continue reading

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Portrait Gallery visit today … yay!

I love the Portrait Gallery, my fourth visit me thinks and still finding new things to see. Wandered through the BP Portrait Prize then headed up to the restaurant for a lovely lazy lunch. Fabulous views! Fabulous food! Fabulous service! … Continue reading

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