The really cool thing about these Royal Palaces is the way the care takers are totally into it! I mean, they were practically pushing these red cloaks at us.... Okay, maybe they were hanging on a coat rack and I asked the lady "Oh, are those for me to wear?" To which she rolled her eyes at me and said in a very
You know how I responded, skipping over like I won the lottery, I donned my cloak. I
Big slabs of meat waiting for roasting on the spit. I wonder if I could stomach meat more if I lived hundreds of years ago. I suppose when you're hungry... ...
If only the glow of candles still was our only lighting at night. I look so much better in candle light! HAHAHA Don't we all?!!!!! I believe fluorescent lighting was the creation of the devil. Such hideousness, I run from it whenever possible. Maybe I should open a grocery chain lit only by candle light-think of the possibilities! Match.com wouldn't stand a chance with my shop. Just brainstorming, don't mind me.
I nearrrrrrly want to cook in this kitchen.
Okay, maybe not, but it's quaint.
There is a great special edition out by BBC History magazine now, focusing completely on the Tudors. I bought two copies-one for a friend of mine who has an obsession with King Henry. I can't wait to send it to her!! You can get a copy here if you like. This is one magazine I will NEVER go without. This and Burda Style. Gotta have it.
After a day full of walking around we had to get some treats. The girls voted for ice cream and I voted for cappuccino. ;) I loved the cups so much I tried to save it, but in the end it didn't last the train ride home.