Feeling a little homesick

And with a wave from her balcony from Buckingham Palace, Her Majesty, the Queen drew an epic four day Platinum Jubilee celebration to a close. It was a fantastic time to celebrate all things British. The buntings were out from Covent Garden… … to Chinatown! There were street parties, strawberries and cucumber sandwiches. And the […]

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The Platinum Jubilee

It’s the start of the Jubilee long weekend! There is a feeling of celebration in the air. We went into the city with friends and headed for Soho. There is a small restaurant that does amazing noodle soups. Their dumplings aren’t bad either. The buntings were out and waving in the breeze. We even caught […]

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There lies Elizabeth I

Some say under her rule, England became an empire on which the sun never set. In 1580, Francis Drake is the first English man to circumnavigate the world. Five years later, Sir Walter Raleigh sets up a colony on the east coast of North America. He names it Virginia after Elizabeth I, the “Virgin Queen”. […]

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