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Hobnobbing with high society in Kensington

This is the blog of Mark Wordsworm, the travelling worm. I’m a 25-year-old bookmark (I haven’t aged at all since I first wrote this introduction) and I proudly boast my own Hallmark serial number, 95 HBM 80-1. 510 more words


My First Time in the UK: London, May 2017

Day 1:

My family and I left Philadelphia International Airport on our flight to London-Heathrow International Airport at 7:20 pm on May 21, 2017 and arrived in London, UK at 7:15 am on May 22, 2017. 1,401 more words


A lot 0f people made, “Say hi to the Queen for me!” jokes as we packed our bags and left beautiful Reykjavik for the hustle and bustle of London. 972 more words


Prince William and Kate’s housekeeper quits after work becomes ‘too demanding’

Prince William and Kate’s top housekeeper has quit as the job is too demanding.

Sadie Rice, 35, packed in her £35,000 job when asked to move with them from Norfolk’s Anmer Hall to Kensington Palace.A source at the Queen’s nearby Sandringham Estate told The UK Sun… 166 more words


Kensington Garden and Diana Garden

Tuesday 2nd May – 17th meeting of 2017

We met up and had a coffee in Kensington High Street and walked along to Kensington Gardens but made a detour to the Virgin Roof Garden on top of the old Derry and Toms building to see if it was open. 347 more words

Her Fashion Story

Last week I took a trip to London to view Diana Her Fashion Story at Kensington Palace.  Much has been written about both the exhibition and Diana’s relationship with clothes.  699 more words

Fashion History & Exhibitions

Queen Victoria’s Privy Council Dress

Queen Victoria’s Privy Council dress and removable white cotton embroidered collar (see detail), worn on the day of her accession on the 20th June 1837. Originally black (because Victoria would have been in morning for her now dead uncle King William IV), over time the silk dress has now faded to this strange brown colour. 22 more words