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True. Just after any popular TV programme has finished we pop the kettle on

True. Just after any popular TV programme has finished we pop the kettle on

[Great Britain] Kings of Wales  (c.450-1719) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kings_of_Wales_family_trees

[Great Britain] Kings of Wales (c.450-1719) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kings_of_Wales_family_trees

The Lady of Shalott  There she weaves by night and day    A magic web with colours gay.    She has heard a whisper say,    A curse is on her if she stay        To look down to Camelot.    She knows not what the curse may be,    And so she weaveth steadily,    And little other care heat she,        The Lady of Shalott.

John William Waterhouse’s “The Lady of Shalott” - 1888

The Lady of Shalott There she weaves by night and day A magic web with colours gay. She has heard a whisper say, A curse is on her if she stay To look down to Camelot. She knows not what the curse may be, And so she weaveth steadily, And little other care heat she, The Lady of Shalott.

Wroxeter Roman City is an impressive Ancient Roman site in Shropshire. It houses the remains of what was once known as Viroconium, at one time Roman Britain’s fourth largest city. In fact, Viroconium was initially a first Century garrisoned fort which evolved into a city. Image: artist's reconstruction.

Wroxeter Roman City is an impressive Ancient Roman site in Shropshire. It houses the remains of what was once known as Viroconium, at one time Roman Britain’s fourth largest city. In fact, Viroconium was initially a first Century garrisoned fort which evolved into a city. Image: artist's reconstruction.

“An amazing photo to have all Four British kings .  From left to right: Prince George (later George V), Prince Edward (later Edward VIII), Prince Albert (later George VI) and King Edward VII.” Wiki @RoyalPhotos #History

“An amazing photo to have all Four British kings . From left to right: Prince George (later George V), Prince Edward (later Edward VIII), Prince Albert (later George VI) and King Edward VII.” Wiki @RoyalPhotos #History

The Supreme Commanders on 5 June 1945 in Berlin: Bernard Montgomery, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Georgy Zhukov and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny

The Supreme Commanders on 5 June 1945 in Berlin: Bernard Montgomery, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Georgy Zhukov and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny

Hoxne Hoard British Museum Roman Britain, body chain. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoxne_Hoard #Roman #Rome

Men's Lord's Prayer Ring in Yellow and White Stainless Steel, 7mm

Hoxne Hoard British Museum Roman Britain, body chain. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoxne_Hoard #Roman #Rome

James Jacques Joseph Tissot (1836-1902) was a French painter, who spent much of his career in Britain. Tissot exhibited in the Paris Salon and was friends with Edgar Degas and James Whistler.  Oil on canvas  Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Tissot

James Jacques Joseph Tissot (1836-1902) was a French painter, who spent much of his career in Britain. Tissot exhibited in the Paris Salon and was friends with Edgar Degas and James Whistler. Oil on canvas Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Tissot

Spring Snowflakes (leucojum vernum): Leucojum vernum, called spring snowflake, is a perennial, herbaceous flowering plant species in the daffodil family Amaryllidaceae. It native to central and southern Europe from Spain to Ukraine. It is considered naturalized in Ireland, Great Britain and Florida.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucojum%20vernum

Spring Snowflakes (leucojum vernum): Leucojum vernum, called spring snowflake, is a perennial, herbaceous flowering plant species in the daffodil family Amaryllidaceae. It native to central and southern Europe from Spain to Ukraine. It is considered naturalized in Ireland, Great Britain and Florida. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucojum%20vernum

The Westbury White Horse, Wiltshire, England. Another of England's mysteries.

The Westbury White Horse, Wiltshire, England. Another of England's mysteries.

Lady Sarah Chatto (Margaret's daughter) and the Countess of Swowden (Margaret's daughter-in-law) do not seem to have the jewels or tiara and they were not ...

Lady Sarah Chatto (Margaret's daughter) and the Countess of Swowden (Margaret's daughter-in-law) do not seem to have the jewels or tiara and they were not ...

Plum Flummery, popular in Britain in the 17th century onwards, recipe here

Plum Flummery, popular in Britain in the 17th century onwards, recipe here