Tag Archives: London

London: A Final Look in Photos


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Furrylittlegnome Spends the Afternoon at Kensington Palace


We all know who resides here now – Prince William and his wife, Catherine Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. Most of us also know that the prince’s mother, Princess Diana, called the palace her home from 1981 until her death … Continue reading

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A Walk to Remember


Furrylittlegnome and a dear family friend have finally stopped shaking. They recently learned about the infamous “Jack the Ripper” on a walking tour provided by Ripping Yarns. Gnome cannot recommend this tour enough! The “chilling tale” began right outside the … Continue reading

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181 Piccadilly


For many months, furrylittlegnome scoured the internet to find the perfect place to have afternoon tea in London. The most obvious and most popular choice would have been The Ritz or even The Dorchester. Then, furrylittlegnome saw this news item: … Continue reading

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How the Other Half Lives (Part 2)


The last time furrylittlegnome posted, she was interrupted by an announcement in the Virgin Atlantic clubhouse that her flight from Boston to London was boarding. She was very excited to experience upper class and all of its amenities, and ladies … Continue reading

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How the Other Half Lives


The Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at Boston’s Logan International Airport. It is access for all of the airline’s upper class passengers. Friends of furrylittlegnome, this is how the other half lives, and she is so thankful to be apart of it … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain, Please Go Away?


Since the ten day forecast became available, furrylittlegnome has kept her eye on the London weather.  It hasn’t been pretty, folks.  Rain, and lots of it, has rocked Great Britain, and this soggy weather pattern is only going to continue. … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome Visits Dinant, Belgium


Furrylittlegnome is getting giddy. Her yearly trip abroad is getting closer and closer. London will be a five day visit with just a few things on the agenda: a tour of the renovated Kensington Palace, tea at Fortnum & Mason, … Continue reading

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International Approaches to Pop Culture and the News


Forget the American tabloid magazines. Forget the nightly entertainment shows.  Forget about Brian Williams, Anderson Cooper and Bill O’Reilly. Although furrylittlegnome does like the newsmen mentioned above, when she wants some pop culture gossip or news that hasn’t made it … Continue reading

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England on the Small Screen


The view of Thames House. The London Eye seemingly always in the background. The pubs and old neighborhoods.  Then, by contrast, a small town.  A castle in Yorkshire. The attire. The aristocracy, and oh, those accents… Furrylittlegnome came to a … Continue reading

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