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D-Day — the Turning Point of World War II

D-Day — the Turning Point of World War II

  Tomorrow marks the 67th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion — the most well-planned, massive and secret invasion of World War II.  A statue of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who helped coordinate the landings stands in Paris  and calls to mind his unwavering will and courage of the English people.  The quotation on the ... Read More

The Royal Wedding — What is it About English Hats?

The Royal Wedding — What is it About English Hats?

British occasions — from weddings to horse races — mean English women go shopping for hats. The Royal Wedding in London last week was no exception. As ever, I was amazed by the bold designs, colors and sheer size of the hats! Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice took the spotlight, while I took a moment to look back on other creations they have worn. ... Read More

Delicious French Navarin of Lamb on a Cold Winter’s Day

Delicious French Navarin of Lamb on a Cold Winter’s Day

It’s a freezing day in London, a perfect time to fix an easy and delicious French casserole, called Navarin d’Agneau. I’ve adapted the recipe from several others, especially The Silver Palate Cookbook. ... Read More

The Queen’s Household Cavalry — taking a break!

The Queen’s Household Cavalry — taking a break!

I stopped at the Cornwall apartment this morning and saw something that made me smile; thought I’d share it with you. The Queen’s Household Cavalry Regiment is based nearby in Hyde Park and naturally take the horses out daily, normally around Hyde Park and adjacent Kensington Gardens. ... Read More

London at Sunrise

London at Sunrise

I like to drive my daughter to school if I’ve got time in the mornings. It’s a great time to talk about life, friends, school and more. One of the benefits is that we drive through Kensington Gardens, where it divides with Hyde Park. The other week, was lucky enough to see this sunrise as we drove past. ... Read More

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