The Tower of London Secrets – The Sovereign’s Sceptre

The Tower of London Secrets – The Sovereign’s Sceptre

One of my regular stop off points during a London tour is the Tower of London.  By default a visit to the Jewel House and therein after circumnavigating a warren of dark corridors lit by images tantalising you with pictures of the jewels you will see and the images...
Couldn’t put Humpty together again……

Couldn’t put Humpty together again……

It’s that time of year, time to test out the routes, see the various sites and work out where the loos and car parks are. In some respects, it’s one of the best times to travel around the UK. This week I am looking at a host of ancient buildings. Some in...
……And all the King’s Men.

……And all the King’s Men.

You can imagine the conversation, “Fantastic party, we really must do it again sometime.” In this case, the party was the coronation of Edward VII as king of England in 1902, and the chances of doing it again weren’t really an option. You see, a...