British Travels: The Echoes of the Battle of Trafalgar at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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Because of his towering height, Captain Hardy had to crouch below the beams in the lower deck of HMS Victory. It was quite a scene. Gunpowder still thick in the air. A legend lay dying. It was Hardy's task to inform Nelson that they were victorious … [Read more...]

Anglophile Alert: The State Opening of Parliament is Tomorrow December 3rd

I just found out about this today, the State Opening of the British Parliament is tomorrow, December 3rd. It always seems to sneak up on me! What's the State Opening of Parliament? I'll let the Parliament's website explain it: The State Opening … [Read more...]