Tag Archives: Charles I

My Tour of Westminster

As the UK processes the results of last night election results and its consequences it seem an apt time for me to write up my recent trip to Westminster with @Twirlingteacups and @Jew_Lia last month. We went on a guided … Continue reading

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One Week & 3 Deaths That Changed History, Guy Fawkes, Charles I & Gandhi

This week has see the anniversary of 3 deaths 2 of which were executions which have played a big part in British history both her in the UK and one assassination that impacted our old empire. Today is the anniversary … Continue reading

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A mixed review of The Victoria & Albert Museums’ Pearl Exhibition

Another Art fund Card outing. I wasn’t really sure what to expect of this exhibition I had done no back ground research as to what it about, I just happened to be in that part of town and I went … Continue reading

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My visit to the Royal Mews and the Queen’s Gallery

If you’re a pro republic reader you may want to stop reading now as this is yet another royal post. Last week I found myself in London for the afternoon before a meeting and was near Victoria Station. When on … Continue reading

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Stepping Into History: My First Visit to Banqueting House

There is always a magic feeling when you step into a historic place and you know that before you there is a literal pantheon of Who’s Who of history and events have taken place there in that space you have … Continue reading

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The V&A’s Royal Exhibition

I unexpectedly found myself with an afternoon free in London today. So I decided to head towards the Victoria and Albert museum. I find Museum spaces and galleries very tranquil places they recharge mental fatigue and excite the geek in … Continue reading

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Democracy, Westminster Hall & 20th January.

As I sit and write this, the view from my window is of a winter wonderland. Which makes me wonder how people survived before the time of 15tog duvets and central heating, let alone made history.   The 20th of … Continue reading

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