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Queen Elizabeth in Pink at Holyport

Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh visited Holyport College this morning. The Queen repeated her pink straw cloche with wide, diagonal wrap around the crown in the same pink tweed as her coat (one of… 49 more words

Great Britain

Being Punk'd Regency Style

Being Punk’d Regency Style

This is a repeat post, back by popular demand. I was asked by several to add it again because their friends did not believe them. 476 more words

British History

Great Britain, Theatre Royal Haymarket - 22/11/2014

Having seen the original National Theatre production of Great Britain back in August I was slightly worried about seeing it again. Things don’t tend to be as good the second time round (as I have learnt on a number of occasions!), but when I saw some £5 tickets on the National Theatre Entry Pass homepage I was very keen to go again as I can’t ever seem to resist a bargain. 430 more words


It's Civil Disobedience Beyond The Lack Of Grave

The voices have left me
The gavel the gun
The New World Order
Revolving under the sun
The tango of two

Unmarked, misfortuned
The tune of the truth? 25 more words


153 Years Ago: The "Trent" arrives in England

In late 1861, the ‘Trent Affair” occurred. A curious chapter in history, this crisis nearly brought the North and the United Kingdom into war.

As early as March 1861, Confederate President Jefferson Davis sent ambassadors to the UK and France. 587 more words


Holywell Bay by UlrikeSchaefer

Wishing all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving with a photo of one of my favorite places: Holywell Bay in Cornwall. Cheers!

As Seen on 500px by UlrikeSchaefer – November 27, 2014 at 03:43PM… 14 more words