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Sandy on February 25th, 2011

Many years ago, I spent almost every weekend shopping in the King’s Road area of Chelsea and, according to a good friend, little has changed. Every street seems to have been home to a noted artist or writer at some time or other. It’s also an area rich in historic parks and gardens. In 1834 […]

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Stirling Castle, once the home of Kings and Queens of Scotland, and one of the country’s favorite tourist spots, has recently completed a project to recreate colorful oak carvings in the Royal Palace, of King James V, within the castle. The project cost  £12 million Pounds Sterling  ($19,108,882.86 USD). The original ceiling, which once held […]

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Queen Victoria died 110 years ago today on January 22, 1901, ending the longest reign in British history. Her 63-year tenure saw the expansion of an empire upon which the sun never set. Born in 1819, in Kensington Palace in London, she ascended to the throne upon the death of her uncle King William IV, […]

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