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The Queen’s Brownie!


The Queen’s Brownie!

We’re quite excited about this month's King's Ginger blog post. It's the first time Fleur has actually acquired a piece of genuine Edwardian royalty memorabilia. But, thanks to the lackadaisical UK postal system, the post has come a little late as Fleur couldn't publish it without having said item in her sweaty mitts! But here it is, a new adventure into the life of King Edward VII - this time Fleur is talking about his good lady wife, Queen Alexandra, a most unexpected pioneer of early photography! Time to get snap happy!

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


The King’s Mistress - Sister Agnes


The King’s Mistress - Sister Agnes

Good afternoon/morning/evening one and all, and welcome to Fleur’s latest King's Ginger adventure! This time it's about another of the King's fancy women, who was by far the most widely accepted of all his mistresses in Royal circles. She was even friends with Queen Alexandra, the King's wife. All no doubt because of her incredible altruism. Meet the amazing Agnes Keyser!

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A right Royal carriage


A right Royal carriage

Hello! Last weekend, Fleur went to see the Queen again! Unfortunately, not only was she out for the day, but she had taken some of the things Fleur had gone to look at. After writing only recently about King Edward VII's famous love of horseless carriages, Fleur thought it was time to look at something a little less newfangled. Come with her on a stroll through the Royal Mews and look at some fancy-pants coaches... the kind that come WITH horses!

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