Vicars’ Close, in Wells- Somerset, is the oldest purely residential street in Europe and the most complete example of a Medieval Close in the UK. With all its original buildings […]
The original Old Palace at Hatfield House was home to Elizabeth I, and where she first learnt she was Queen of England…
The ‘Rainbow Portrait’ (above) of Queen Elizabeth I was commissioned by Robert Cecil for the Queen’s visit of 1602, and is thought to have been painted by Isaac Oliver. Despite being painted […]
British film icon Sir Michael Caine who starred in such classic British films as ‘Alfie’ and ‘Get Carter‘ turned 85 this month (14/03). He’d be forgiven for reaching for his […]
“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet.” ~Stephen Hawking. RIP Professor Stephen Hawking. Sadly parting this world on Einstein’s Birthday, and the most relevant […]
First verses of ‘Another Spring’ by Christina Rossetti- Illustrated by Florence Harrison.