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A Stroll down the River!

So this weekend, Hepskie came to town and we went on a little adventure. This may be a travel blog, but who says you can’t travel 20 minutes down the road to find inspiration. 470 more words


Day 19: Saying Good Bye To London With Henry VIII

Date: 16 June 2016.

Driving through London is basically traffic hell, but we (read: Addam) managed it. The previous few days of bus, and train riding had been a nice break from the car. 797 more words


Mums Day Off Hotel Stay - Holiday Inn Kingston South.

Good Morning everyone.

Last week I headed out to London for Kirsties Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace. It’s quite a way to travel just for one day so as Hubby works in the centre of London we decided to book a hotel there. 460 more words

Days Out

A king's garden


The gardens of Hampton Court were open today for anyone to look around – so I did!


And perhaps best of all was the vegetable garden, with this enormous pumpkin! :)

5 things I liked this week -9.9.16

1. Wandering around the vegetable garden at Hampton Court.

2. Going for a walk in Richmond Park and enjoying the wildlife and the view.

3. The kids going back to school, *blush*. 168 more words


Ode for Georgie and Danny

Our elder daughter got married this year. What a great day that was. I’d do it all again if we could. Both of them seemed so relaxed and happy that it infected the day with joy and love and laughter right from the start. 733 more words

Family Life

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