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Step back in time at Middle Temple Hall

I am a history graduate. I love history and the early modern era in particular. When the opportunity arose for a guided tour at an Elizabethan hall in the centre of London I jumped at the chance. I’ll be perfectly honest that I had never heard of Middle Temple Hall before. The history of the […]

Goodbye England’s Rose…20 years on

1997 holds many memories for me. It was the year of my GCSE results. It was the year my grandmother died. It was the year Diana, Princess of Wales died. I have felt guilty for 20 years. You see, I asked my mum to buy the newspaper with the photos of Diana on holiday. I […]

IoW2017: Brading Roman Villa

Due to the rain, we wanted somewhere under cover so headed over to our second Roman experience of the holiday (still trying to learn lots for Matthew’s first school topic 🙂 . Brading Roman Villa is much bigger than the one in Newport. It is basically a huge shed on top of a hill but […]

IoW2017: Osborne House

It rained. Oh boy, did it rain! Thankfully we were able to wash off the Penguin bar that Zach decided to wear rather than eat… The magnificence of Osborne House was in no way diminished by the weather although we didn’t fancy enjoying the gardens or beach 🙁 The house is stunning, filled with portraits […]

‘And if you say goodbye, then I know that I would cry…’

Wednesday 16th August has got me ‘all shook up’ 🙁 It is the 40th anniversary of the death of music legend Elvis Presley. I am an unashamed Elvis fan. I didn’t really know any of his music until A Little Less Conversation was released and I was interested enough to buy a CD of his […]

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