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BBC World War One paintings

Mary Beard has been curating on the site this week and it’s well worth looking at…this is Britannia saving the troops….
This is Kit Inspection by Stanley Spencer….



I name this ship Britannia, and I wish success to her and all who sail on her. There was an endless exultation when the young Queen Elizabeth baptised the Royal Yacht “ 1,387 more words


#190 Precious Love

Precious Designs I mean, and don’t we just love ‘em, Precious’ designs! I picked up a couple of outfits and a pair of shoes yesterday when I was over at Calla to show you. 298 more words


Punch Cartoon 52

A full page political cartoon from the Punch issue of 28th October 1914:

“A Plain Duty”

Cartoon by Bernard Partridge

Published in Punch 28th October 1914


4 Reasons A Balcony is a Good Choice

1) The Sights

Imagine waking up in the morning to a whale breaching the surface or a tropical port city approaching on the horizon. Yes, while these sights can also be seen through a standard porthole, you’ll be amazed at how these sights will leave you in awe or transport you to your “happy place” as you stand there and watch these sights in their true element – in the open air. 246 more words

Royal Caribbean Cruise

The 2014 #Britannias - Join me!

This Thursday I get the honor to join many of the worlds best actors and a select few social media correspondents on the red carpet for the Britannia awards. 224 more words

Louise Sattler