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The Tudors: A Quick Q&A

Q: How did Henry come to own Hampton Court Palace?

A:  It was a gift

When Thomas Wolsey failed to convince the Pope to grant Henry a divorce from Katherine of Aragon, he had no choice but to gift him his luxurious palace. 178 more words


Skirret: the forgotten Tudor vegetable

The sweetest, whitest and most pleasant of roots,

– John Worlidge, The Art of Gardening.

Having been forgotten for centuries, the sweet root vegetable which was beloved by many Tudor diners only recently returned to Hampton Court Palace.

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The Weir Garden & Hampton Court Garden | exploring Hereford

At the beginning of August, my friends from uni and I went to visit our friend Caitlin at her house in Hereford. We stayed for a week and spent our time there visiting the places that all that side of the country has to offer. 291 more words

Found a great photo editing app! And now I'm having WAY too much fun!

Found this fantastic new app on the Mac App Store called ‘Filters for Photos‘ over the weekend and have been having way too much fun editing and re-editing my pictures. 199 more words


Cavan Bakery - 83 Walton Road

We’ve been passionate about baking bread, cakes & pastries since 1929 – we rely on the craft skills of our Bakers to bake overnight so that we can deliver freshly baked bread into our shop first thing every morning. 165 more words

Cavan Bakery