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The King’s Brands


The King’s Brands

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


Trust in the Ginger

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.

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The King’s Boomstick


The King’s Boomstick

Greetings from an autumnal London! For Fleur’s latest King’s Ginger investigation, she is going to write about a slightlycontroversial subject - shooting. Or, more specifically, guns. Disclaimer: Fleur has done clay pigeon shooting before, but could never shoot something alive. But she really enjoyed writing this piece, because the guns she got to look at during her visit to Purdey in Mayfair are true works of art, and the history of is long and interesting (and of course, intermingled with lots of King Edward VII), so we hope you find it all as fascinating as we did!

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The King’s Seaside Jolly


The King’s Seaside Jolly

It's been a while since Fleur did a King's Ginger piece at the seaside - her trip to Brighton was many moons ago now! But just like we commoners, Kings (and Queens) like to be beside the seaside too, and Eastbourne is another coastal Sussex town that he visited a lot. So off Fleur went to investigate (and eat fish and chips)!

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