Exploring the Tower of London

Exploring the Tower of London

I’m a firm believer that History is far from boring and that the best way for children to learn about our past is to see it for themselves.  My son was learning about the Tudor period recently and I decided he should see where Anne Boleyn spent her last days…. Continue reading »

Exploring Hampton Court Palace

Exploring Hampton Court Palace

I fell in love with Hampton Court Palace as a child and have never tired of its beauty and its past.  I’ve had my head in history books for as long as I can remember.  I still have my childhood book of the British Kings and Queens that I used… Continue reading »

Tower of London 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle

Tower of London 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle

Last month I was able to share my childhood memories of Hampton Court Palace with you through the latest Ravensburger Puzzle.  Today I’m showcasing the latest in their Historic Royal Palaces series with the lovely Tower of London 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle.  The Tower of London really is a truly iconic… Continue reading »

Hampton Court Palace – 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle

Hampton Court Palace

I’ve mentioned Monkey’s happy place a few times on the blog, but never my own from my childhood. From as far back as I can remember I’ve been fairly obsessed with British history and in particular the Tudor period. I was heavily into our Kings and Queens, and still have the… Continue reading »