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888,246 Ceramic Poppies Will Fill The Moat At The Tower Of London [to mark the 100-year anniversary of the First World War]

888,246 Ceramic Poppies Will Fill The Moat At The Tower Of London [to mark the 100-year anniversary of the First World War]

The SS Great Britain, the first iron-hulled and propeller-driven liner to cross the Atlantic. After being stranded in Australia, she was brought back to her original fitting berth and restored to her original appearance. She is used as a museum to her and her creator, Isambard Brunel. To preserve her hull, a layer of water and glass mark the waterline. Underneath, it it kept dry and arid.

The SS Great Britain, the first iron-hulled and propeller-driven liner to cross the Atlantic. After being stranded in Australia, she was brought back to her original fitting berth and restored to her original appearance. She is used as a museum to her and her creator, Isambard Brunel. To preserve her hull, a layer of water and glass mark the waterline. Underneath, it it kept dry and arid.

The first hour of BBC's 'Wartime Kitchen & Garden', episode 1 and 2. As people face hard times again, this knowledge is priceless...  Once again, another great voice from a great generation who endured so much has passed on. Rest in peace, Ruth Mott (1917 - July, 28, 2012), your advice, wit and humor have been an inspiration. Now the angels are getting all the best home cooked meals....

The first hour of BBC's 'Wartime Kitchen & Garden', episode 1 and 2. As people face hard times again, this knowledge is priceless... Once again, another great voice from a great generation who endured so much has passed on. Rest in peace, Ruth Mott (1917 - July, 28, 2012), your advice, wit and humor have been an inspiration. Now the angels are getting all the best home cooked meals....

Lindisfarne Monastery. It is the first monastery to be raided by Vikings! Access by a paved causeway which is covered by the North Sea twice in every 24 hour period.

Lindisfarne Monastery. It is the first monastery to be raided by Vikings! Access by a paved causeway which is covered by the North Sea twice in every 24 hour period.

Prince William and Prince Harry worked together to keep the Duchess of Cambridge dry after it started raining at the outdoor service. David Cameron and Francois Hollande were among those who gave readings to the roughly 10,000 guests who attended

Prince William and Prince Harry worked together to keep the Duchess of Cambridge dry after it started raining at the outdoor service. David Cameron and Francois Hollande were among those who gave readings to the roughly 10,000 guests who attended

The massive Iron Age hill fort of Old Sarum, earliest settlement of Salisbury in England

The massive Iron Age hill fort of Old Sarum, earliest settlement of Salisbury in England

The children of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips, Peter & Zara, talk about their mother on the occasion of her 60th birthday. Princess Anne is interviewed too and displays her characteristic dry sense of humor. This is part one of four:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nmzbm32YvmI

The children of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips, Peter & Zara, talk about their mother on the occasion of her 60th birthday. Princess Anne is interviewed too and displays her characteristic dry sense of humor. This is part one of four: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nmzbm32YvmI

Stunning: The field of ceramic poppies flows out of windows and over the walls of the Towe...

Stunning: The field of ceramic poppies flows out of windows and over the walls of the Towe...

A dry bank holiday weekend in Britain – fairly unusual! To mark a bright, sunny day, we took an impromptu trip to Richmond Upon Thames. After a little row in a boat and a lovely walk along the riverbank, we also decided to pop into Petersham Nurseries. I’d been meaning to go for some time. Strangely I...

A dry bank holiday weekend in Britain – fairly unusual! To mark a bright, sunny day, we took an impromptu trip to Richmond Upon Thames. After a little row in a boat and a lovely walk along the riverbank, we also decided to pop into Petersham Nurseries. I’d been meaning to go for some time. Strangely I...