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Having a Grape Old Time!


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It's about time Fleur took a foray back into the more distant past for a fresh King's Ginger adventure. Luckily enough, she has had one up her sleeve for a few months, ready to unleash on our loyal readers at the most opportune moment! This particular story revolves around sparkling wine (and horses), and what better time to enjoy such things than in the lead up to Valentine's Day? Well, sparkling wine, not horses. Onto the tale!

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The King Across the Ocean


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Hello, and welcome to the return of Fleur’s now-quarterly King's Ginger adventures! Something a little different to kick off, and certainly more far-flung than usual. Fleur found herself in Boston this autumn and took a day to follow in the King's footsteps from around 150 years before. He was treading the path of the American Revolutionaries of almost a century before as well, adding up to an interesting history lesson for those of us who know little about the history of the United States. Join Fleur for the Battle Of Bunker Hill and the King's 1860 Royal Tour of North America!

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The King’s Brands


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Welcome back to everyone's favourite historical features, namely, Edwardian history in association with everyone's favourite tipple, The King's Ginger! This time, Fleur wanted to delve a little deeper into the marvels of the Edwardian age. Or rather the products and brands that were invented and launched in the reign of Edward VII and still endure to this day. So, following an interesting excursion to the Museum of Brands in Notting Hill, and the picking out of a few brands with particular significance to His Maj, here it is!

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Trust in the Ginger


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Today Fleur is going to tell you a little story about the formation of what might be the most quintessentially British thing ever... mainly because it's been ensuring that large swathes of our precious countryside and many of our historical stately homes remained preserved for generations to come. It also has a little to do with our good friend King Edward VII and therefore The King's Ginger... and what better excuse to show lots of gratuitous shots of English countryside in the autumn? Today's King's Ginger story is about the one and only National Trust…To read more, visit Fleur's Diary of a Vintage Girl blog.

To read more, visit Fleur's Diary of a Vintage Girl blog.