Tag Archives: British

God Save The Queen!

Today, Queen Elizabeth II overtakes Queen Victoria as the UK’s longest reigning  monarch. As you know, I am a great fan of “Quintessentially English” in all matters… Both Victoria and Elizabeth II were young queens… Victoria became queen at 18 and … Continue reading

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“The Collected Library”

As you may know, one of my holiday treats for myself is reading the latest holiday novel by Scottish author Anne Perry!  And this year is no exception.  Last week I purchased her latest holiday novel, A  CHRISTMAS   HOPE. Anne … Continue reading

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“Simple Pleasures & Little Luxuries”: Pimm’s Cup…Quintessentially British!

  One of my favorite “simple pleasures” for Spring and Summer is Pimm’s Cup!  It is a thirst quenching drink that I was first introduced to in London.  Pimm’s No. 1 , a gin-based drink was invented around 1840 by … Continue reading

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Quintessentially British: Christmas Crackers

As most of my readers know by now, I love the very essence of English style.  So each month, I would like to share with you some of what speaks to me about the British style…” quintessentially British”.     … Continue reading

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