Queen Victoria’s Holiday Home

I have long wanted to visit Osborne House, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s Tuscan styled holiday home on the Isle of Wight so it was with great pleasure that I finally fulfilled this ambition. The House itself is in a beautiful position, with views across landscaped gardens down to a ┬ádistant sea. The shame of…

The Victorian Bathing Machine

Being interested in all thing seaside, I have long wanted to see an actual Victorian Bathing Machine in person. ┬áSo it was with great anticipation that I saw the most exclusive bathing machine of them all this past week – Her Majesty Queen Victoria’s own bathing machine on her very own private beach at the…