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Review: Victoria by Daisy Goodwin

In 1837, less than a month after her eighteenth birthday, Alexandrina Victoria – sheltered, small in stature, and female – became Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Victoria, the ITV/PBS series

May contain spoilers and irreverence.
The ITV series Victoria recently concluded on PBS in the States and it seems like a good time to organize my feelings about it, which are mixed. 808 more words

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Book Review: “A Brief History of Life in Victorian Britain” by Michael Paterson

After reading countless books about the murder and mayhem of the Wars of the Roses, I was ready for something completely different. This book happened to catch my eye on my bookshelf. 358 more words

Book Reviews

The Beat of Her Own Drum: Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll

Louise has always been my second-favorite of Queen Victoria’s daughter (the first being Vicky) and all of her daughters hold a special place in my heart since they’re some of the first figures in British history in which I became interested. 4,101 more words

Queen Victoria

£9.50 (none) TV Treat – Isle of Wight

A long weekend on the Isle of Wight technically that counts as ‘abroad’ right?

This three night trip cost around £45 each which included upgrading to a cottage, electricity, linen, park passes, and ferry (priority loading with Red Funnel) for four people. 516 more words

Travel - Great Britain

Cunard announces Alaska return for first time in over 20 years

A visit to Alaska has been added by Cunard in 2019 for the first time in more than 20 years.

Queen Victoria will operate the only full world cruise in 2019, leaving flagship Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth with “greater flexibility” to travel to a mixture of destinations and itineraries, the line said. 308 more words