Crown Jewels

As @BeefeaterDave pointed out to us, these jewels are real. They are not copies, fakes, faux gems or cubic zirconia, they are the real Crown Jewels. From memory the conversation went something like this; "Now ladies, when you go into the building next door make sure you see the Sovereign's Sceptre. When you find the... Continue Reading →


Did you know that Big Ben is actually the nickname of the bell inside the tower and not the clock itself? Well you do now ūüėČ

Ipswich and Surrounds with Family

Ipswich¬†is the county town of Suffolk, England¬†located on the estuary of the¬†River Orwell.¬†It is one of England's¬†oldest towns,¬†if not the oldest. Under the¬†Roman empire, the area around Ipswich formed an important route inland to rural towns and settlements via the rivers¬†Orwell¬†and¬†Gipping. The Ship Inn, Levington, near Ipswich is a¬†favourite place to go when we visit... Continue Reading →

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