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Kate Middleton
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Royal Birth On Its Way

 With the headlines now reading that the Duchess of Cambridge is in labor, I admit I get all tingly about happy beginnings  – source: Telegraph – It’s not uncommon to hear an English person say ‘Now, I’m not a Royalist but…’ followed by something…

July 22, 2013
The Lambing Season at Bocketts Farm, Leatherhead
Family Activities Great Britain: To Do + See

The Lambing Season

One of the dearest things to do in Spring is visit a farm during the lambing season – And if your timing is right, you may see one being born – – Thanks to ultrasound, the farm sorts the pregnant ewes into different pens…

April 10, 2013
Election Night at US Embassy
Living In England

Election Night At The US Embassy

What better place to watch the election unfold than in the US Embassy in London?! { cameras not allowed, so all from my phone } The Embassy was all lit up and with tight security * * Live Dixieland music greeted us – so…

November 9, 2012
Ceremony of the Keys in London
Family Activities History London: To Do + See

London: Ceremony Of The Keys

Tower Of London – Last weekend we attended the Ceremony Of The Keys, one of the oldest ceremonies in England and definitely the shortest – Lasting only seven minutes, we witnessed the official 9:30pm lock up of this national fortress which holds the Crown…

October 28, 2012