Among the things I love about wandering around castles and old houses is seeing the beautiful bathing rooms. This was the bathing room of one of the queens. Notice the sink in the wall for acquiring water. I don’t know if you could get hot water from it, so it is entirely possible that there […]
Beth shared with me that this is one of her favorite things at Hampton Court Palace and I completely agree. This clock is from the 1500s, although it has been repaired and altered multiple times. This clock gives a whole bunch of information including the month, the hour, and the astrological sign. None of the […]
This was one side of the entryway into Hampton Court. For those of you who don’t know, Hampton Court was Henry VII’s favorite residence and many of the dramatic moments chronicled in recent popular novels by Phillipa Gregory take place here, as well good chunks of the Tudors. (or at least I assume…haven’t watched it…it […]
My first day in Europe(so the end of August), before I had even slept, Beth picked me up at the airport and took me to Hampton Court. The next few snapshot posts are going to be from Hampton Court, primarily the gorgeous gardens as my prior post on this focused on the fabulous fabulous fabrics […]
This picture was taken in a very big hall at Hampton Court in England. I was with my marvelous friend Beth who took this picture so I could demonstrate just how massive the hall was. Imagine this room full of courtiers!
Good morning, I am already on my way to Edinburgh, Scotland, however I will catch you all up. Beth picked me up at the airport and we went directly to Hampton Court. Before I get into that I just want to express my great appreciation for the very cheerful TSA agent at terminal B of […]