I am absolutely devastated and heartbroken for HM The Queen and the Royal Family on their loss of a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. The news that HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh passed away on Friday, 9 April … Continue reading
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In my last post on Hever Castle, I mentioned Herstmonceux Castle and its founder’s connection to Hever Castle. Today I am finally introducing my readers to this castle which has a special place in my heart. Ten years ago, I … Continue reading
My DofE Diamond Challenge & Thank You!
One month ago, I blogged about signing up to do the DofE Diamond Challenge. I have recently returned from Calais and Dunkirk, where I volunteered in the donations warehouse and at a refugee centre. Although I had challenged myself to brush … Continue reading
The Lady takes on the DofE Diamond Challenge!
Having completed my Gold award a few years ago, I wanted to make sure that I continued to live a well-rounded life: be physically active, volunteer, and learn something new. If you’ve searched my blog archive, you may have stumbled … Continue reading
Camping like a lady
Camping. Not the ideal activity for some people, myself included. As much as I enjoy nature, I’m terrified of bugs (or creepy crawlies), afraid of the dark, and I don’t like the feeling of being muddy and dirty in general. … Continue reading