Royal Wedding

EXCEPTIONAL EATERIES | London | Time for Tea at The Langham

EXCEPTIONAL EATERIES | London | Time for Tea at The Langham

“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” Henry James (1843-1916) American expatriate writer When in London, one (well, I) absolutely must have afternoon tea.  The tradition of the English afternoon tea dates back to the 19th century, credited…
London | Royal Wedding Adventure | Celebration

London | Royal Wedding Adventure | Celebration

The wedding of Will and Kate is over, but the occasion is still very much alive in London.  Everywhere I go, people are talking about it…where they watched it, how lovely the dress was, how sad it was that Diana wasn’t there to see it, how poised the young couple…
London | Royal Wedding Adventure | The Big Day

London | Royal Wedding Adventure | The Big Day

The atmosphere in London is positively jubilant.  People from all over the world have gathered to watch, and be part of, the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.  Some have camped out for days, and, even so, the mood is simply one of great joy.  Unusually, I didn’t have…
London | Royal Wedding Adventure | The Hats

London | Royal Wedding Adventure | The Hats

The most important accessory for a Royal Wedding is, of course, the hat.  People are even taking bets on what color the Queen’s hat will be tomorrow.  John Boyd has been making hats for London society, including the Royals, for 65 years.  I looked in on the shop today to…
London | Royal Wedding Adventure | Scout the Route

London | Royal Wedding Adventure | Scout the Route

It’s London and it’s two days before the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.  The festivities are underway and the excitement is palpable.  My mission for Day One is to walk the wedding route from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace, to check out the preparations…and the characters.  (more…)