-> If you've just read the title, you're probably thinking: "Does she know that fairies don't actually exist"? (Point taken.) A little while ago, through various blog posts, magazine articles, etc, I came across the project of Books On The Underground; the project follows the simple concept that books are left on the Underground for … Continue reading Being a book fairy.
So..yeah. I like Cats, and last week was very lucky to have attended Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium. (This was after seeing a feature in Company Magazine-sadly now folded.) It's a Cat Cafe-and you're served food, with furry faces all around! As a Christmas gift, I was very grateful to have had this experience. For obvious … Continue reading Mademoiselle goes to a cat cafe | My trip to Lady Dinah’s.
Well, why not? Way back in the last few days of December 2015-from the 27th to the 30th-I was lucky enough to spend my time in Liverpool. This-as many before it-is just a post, almost like a photo diary. It details what I was doing, with some bits of history, as well as some 'shoe … Continue reading Mademoiselle goes to Liverpool | Three days in Liverpool.
Recently, I was lucky enough to visit Arundel-and explore the town. It was lovely, so thought it worthwhile to share just a few pictures: In a pub where I had dinner, there were all this pictures of English monarchs on the wall-maybe about 100-200? (This is only a small proportion.) Can you identify Henry 7th, … Continue reading Mademoiselle goes to Arundel | My Day Out.
This is the final part of my American history blog series. (You can read part one here, and part two here.) Mainly whilst in Boston, I visited the John F Kennedy library and museum-and you can see my pictures here. This was an exterior shot, taken from the beach, possibly two days prior to visiting. … Continue reading Mademoiselle goes to the US | Boston.
This post is part of a blog series, detailing various historic landmarks on American soil. Last week, we posted about Washington DC-click here to view. This is about New York: Yellow cabs were everywhere-and I mean everywhere! According to some, they can only be in New York-and can't serve anywhere else. (Do any of you … Continue reading Mademoiselle goes to the US | New York.
Recently, I was lucky enough to be able to visit the states. And I thought-why not give readers a view of some historic landmarks? Over the coming few weeks, I'll be posting about different things, in a short blog series. There'll also be some photos.. One of the first things I saw properly was The … Continue reading Mademoiselle goes to the US | Washington D.C.
Hot Feminist is a book Polly Vernon has written, that sort of has taken feminism to a new level, discussing how it's okay to wear clothes, make up, etc, and still be a feminist. Click here to buy the book. I was lucky enough-with a friend-to attend a book talk with Polly Vernon and Elizabeth … Continue reading Polly Vernon Book Talk; Hot Feminist.
Nearly a month ago, I was lucky enough to go and see Breakfast At Tiffanys: Live at the Royal Albert Hall (pictured above). Whilst I was there, I also saw two other landmarks-and thought I'd mix it in with a review: Albert Memorial: This is just behind the Royal Albert Hall, and seems to be … Continue reading Mademoiselle Goes To London | Breakfast at Tiffanys at the Royal Albert Hall.
The same day I visited Windsor castle, I was also lucky enough to see the memorial dedicated to the Magna Carta (pictured above- all images here are mine) . Signed in 1215 by King John, the document was the first Constitutional document in the World- it also was later uses, partially, as a basis … Continue reading Mademoiselle goes to Magna Carta| My Memorial Visit.
Recently, I've been lucky enough to visit, and tour parts of Windsor Castle- but, as I didn't take any photos, ok thought I'd do "Windsor by numbers" : 1 castle, built in 1070, by William the conquer. Now is one of the main homes of the Queen. There was 3 group's of Guards, seen at … Continue reading Mademoiselle goes Windsor Castle | Royalty by numbers.
So, last weekend, I went to the lovely town of Canterbury. The town has some historic significance- it is where Thomas Beckett is held as a saint, for his accidental killing by King Henry 6th, and his religious stance on England. This is the opening entrance to the library which is dedicated to Thomas Beckett: … Continue reading Mademoiselle goes to Canterbury | My trip to Canterbury.