Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Anne Boleyn Tour, London and Baby Invaders, Raucous Winners

Anne Boleyn Experience 2010
I would give my 6th finger to go on this tour. Here is the description:

"The Anne Boleyn Experience 2010 is exclusive and unique in that it takes Anne Boleyn as its central character and focus and aims to educate tour participants about this mysterious woman and about the times she lived in.

Participants will come away with new knowledge of Anne Boleyn and Tudor England, and will be touched and moved by visiting Anne Boleyn’s final resting place on the anniversary of her death.

Hever Castle
The Anne Boleyn Experience 2010 is the ultimate Anne Boleyn event, being set in Anne Boleyn’s own family home, rather than an anonymous hotel. Hever Castle was also later lived in by Henry VIII’s fourth wife Anne of Cleves. It will be a wonderful experience walking in Anne’s footsteps around the historic castle

There are only a few spots left! Book Now

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Which invader has had the biggest impact on London?

There are certainly many to choose from and you can present your answer in a great many ways, using text, images, video, and audio. Entries must be made as blog entries and submitted before 11:59pm on 21 February 2010.

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I am a bit behind in my research. I am working on a post about Joan of Arc, Louise Labe, and my favorite mystery Renaissance artist. Still can't get the baby to sleep for more than two hour increments. waaaaaaaa. Two hours is not enough time for me to reach my happy place. If anyone has any magical baby sleep tips, I would love to hear them. Mama is grumpy!


Elizabeth Kerri Mahon said...

I too want to go on the Anne Boleyn tour. I'm trying to save my money so that I can go. Can't wait to read your Joan of Arc post. She's in the book, and I'm reading Larissa Taylor's new book about her right now.

Unknown said...

I found the Anne Boleyn tour sometime last year. Really wish I had the money to do that!

kriswaldherr said...

Two words: bouncy chair. Especially if it has soothing music. That was my "go to" for Thea when she was fussy and teething. (And a glass of wine for Mama ;)

I went to Hever Castle some years back. Loved it and would love to go again!

mindy said...

you could try wrapping baby up in a warmed blanket and putting one of those sound players by him,,one that plays ocean waves or a heart beat works best. or even on of those clocks that make a loud ticking noise as long as it does not chime! lol

Anonymous said...

that tour sounds like a dream come true for me and i envy anyone who goes as she's one of my all-time favourite heroines...sadly i'll have to wait until there's more money in the piggy bank!

Ann said...

I would just love to go to England and the Anne Boleyn Tour would truly be icing on that cake.... but alas i have no money, perhaps one day when my children are old enough to enjoy it also

Bearded Lady said...

I am hoping to go next year. The stressful part about a trip is planning it. I would love to have someone else plan a trip for a change.

thanks for the baby advice. I just downloaded an app called "white noise" that seems to buy me a whole extra hour of sleep. It drives me nutty but the baby seems to like it...and he's the boss.