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Visiting Richard III in Leicester
If you are an Anglophile and/or history buff (both of which I am) and you haven’t read The King’s Grave, by Philippa Langley and Michael Jones, put it on your reading list. Ever since Richard III – or what was left … Continue reading
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From the London Independent. A (very) modest hotel in Wales scores for customer service. Even thrifty old me could afford to stay here! I wonder how far in advance one needs to book? And here are a few ideas for … Continue reading
Posted in Archaeology in Europe, Edinburgh, England, Europe food & wine, European art, European festivals, European museums, General magpie travel, News from Britain, UK news Tagged Leicester Cathedral, Oxford Islamic Centre, oxford travel, Richard III, scotch whisky, top Wales hotel, Wales travel, world whisky month 1 Comment
Where to bury Richard?
From London Independent. Dueling factions are fighting over where the recently found remains of Richard III should be interred. Gives a new definition for “remains to be seen”. (Sorry).
Posted in England, General magpie travel, News from Europe, UK news Tagged Richard III, where's Richard 2 Comments