Scilly has been beautiful in the sunshine over the last few days – it’s amazing to think that Devon and Cornwall have had rain, sleet and snow. 89 more words
‘Victoria Memorial 3’ – Original London photography, framed. FOR SALE at our online store, as part of our London photographic range. This particular photo features the Victoria Memorial outside Buckingham Palace.
LONDON — The longest-reigning monarch in British history turns 90 on Thursday, but Queen Elizabeth II is not planning a major, fireworks-filled celebration to mark the happy occasion. 971 more words
“Expressing his frustration at the law officers of the government, said that he was ashamed of them for claiming that this was a ‘gift’ to the British when the truth was miles away from it.” – ANI… 531 more words
‘Disraeli had the wit of a hairdresser’: Anthony Trollope.
Benjamin Disraeli was an outsider who broke the mould in British politics, being of Jewish stock, hadn’t attended university, and significantly introduced adversarial politics, mainly because of his hatred of Gladstone, at a time when the Liberals and Conservatives were becoming distinct parties.(1) 464 more words