Afternoon tea at the Orangery at the Victoria Square Hotel

Recently we visited Stirling up in Scotland and of course we had to have afternoon tea. We visited the Orangery at the Victoria Square Hotel, which was not too far from Stirling town centre. Atmosphere It was a warm and sunny day when we visited and the light streaming into the room gave it a [...]

Tower of London

The last Historic Royal Palaces location we visited was the Tower of London, where we spent a good 4 hours wandering around basking in the lovely buildings and history.  I used to work nearby, and reminiscing of the old days, thought I'd write about my time being a tourist here: Yeoman tour The tour started [...]

Kensington Palace

Having recently re-watched the film Amelie, where the characters spoke of Princess Diana, and also recently walking through Kensington Gardens; I'm reminded of my visit to Kensington Palace a couple of years ago. I'm also reminded of this visit, because at the time there was an exhibition of Princess Diana's fashion and style. We were members [...]