I’m happy to report that the built-in bookshelves are done and painted and my library is back where it belongs. Although most books can now be found on the internet, I’m never parting with my core library, consisting primarily of books on London, Wellington, Brummell, period diaries and letters and Queen Victoria. For those of you who have expressed an interest in browsing my bookshelves, here’s a good representation of what they hold.
THE WELLINGTON CONNECTION – Count D’Orsay - Whilst the Duke of Wellington approved of elegance and was himself known as "the Beau," he felt obliged to advise his Read More
A TOUR GUIDE IN ENGLAND – BEAULIEU - When Vicky and I visited Beaulieu in September, we were of course aware that the grounds also housed the Read More
AN ELOPEMENT, A STATELY HOME AND A ROYAL VISIT - From The Letter-bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope March 1st. (1805) "Your father is very well. He was sorry for the fate Read More
A TOUR GUIDE IN ENGLAND – A Tale of Two Churches – Part Two - After our morning in Ewelme, we headed off with Beth behind the wheel, on to our next adventure. Which turned Read More