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
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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
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