I’ve just returned from a cruise on the Cunard liner, Queen Victoria. We embarked in Venice and disembarked near Rome and it was bliss. Whilst on-board I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to give a lecture on my books and how to be published, and it was not only great fun but the attendees asked many questions that I loved being able to answer. 107 more words
Few people know that Queen Victoria had a black goddaughter, named Victoria after her patron. The mother of this girl had been under the protection of the queen since arriving in England as a young child. 610 more words
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Replace these “wireless telegraphs” with smartphones, update the dress a little, and this vision from a 1906 issue of Punch magazine could easily be for 110 years in the future.