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I was 82% sure I was going to marry Prince Harry at some point

When I was younger I was pretty sure that I was going to marry Prince Harry. It wasn’t something that I was hoping for. Actually come to think of it not something I even actually wanted, I just assumed that it was one of those forgone conclusions. At some point I would have to suffer through […]

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Christmas shopping with the Queen

To continue this holiday theme, lets talk shopping. And since we are in London lets talk about where the Queen does her shopping. You know, because I’m posh like that. I went on a Christmas shopping tour hosted by Best LDN Walks; it was all about cheese, gin and fitness…yes fitness. Currys gave each member […]

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Getting a bit philosophical
Motivation Monday
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Motivation Monday – the 365 celebration edition

I finally did it! My crazy stupid personal blogging challenge to post every day for a year is complete. Although it has caused me some sleepless nights it has also filled me with courage and made me happier than Miley Cyrus with a big foam finger. Never fear, I am going to keep blogging (and […]

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Eltham Palace – where Henry VIII meets Art Deco

Eltham Palace was a complete surprise. When I heard that Henry VIII grew up there, I expected gothic arches and rolling heads. But I walked through the door and got smacked in the head by Art Deco. The childhood home of the un-lucky in love Henry was bought by the Courtauld family (as in the Courtauld Gallery) […]

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The Royal Pavilion – the only palace you will ever need to see

The Royal Pavilion in Brighton is officially my favourite palace in the UK. It’s not the biggest, nor does it currently have Royals sleeping in the beds; but what it does have is insane interior design. The interior is Chinese inspired, with walls painted to look like carved jade, nodding Chinese statues and dragons everywhere. I love […]

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