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The Magnificent British Library

It was thrilling for our group to study embroidered bookbindings from the 17th and 18th C at the British Library. Nothing prepares you for the beauty of these books. 231 more words

A Thousand Fancies at Berrington Hall - Guest Blogger Christina Fairley Erickson

Yesterday our tour group from the Whirlwind Tour with Gail Harker visited the fabulous Georgian manor – Berrington Hall. The house holds a collection of over 2200 items, including hand-crafted clothing from the 18th and early 19th centuries. 272 more words

Art And Design


Who remembers these sweets and what was your favourite flavour? Mine was aniseed. They were one of my favourite packets of sweets :-)