A Super Sunday!

DSC04242DSC04243During the Summer I had a Big Birthday and the Boys Godparents bought DH and I a day out with lunch to here, Blenheim Palace, home to the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and Winston Churchill’s family.

Despite the day being quite cold and grey the place was extremely busy but we managed to get round and see everything.

DSC04214 DSC04215In the Great Hall

DSC04218 DSC04217 DSC04216The State Dining Room laid for Christmas Dinner.  The family only use this room on Christmas Day

DSC04221Consuelo Vanderbilt who became the 9th Duchess of Marlborough

DSC04232The Formal Gardens with the River Glyme in the background DSC04213The river then forms the lake DSC04212 DSC04211DSC04234 DSC04240 DSC04239 DSC04231 DSC04241The main entrance to the Palace and with the chandelier in the main hall seen through the windows.

DH and I had a lovely Sunday Lunch before we left and managed to get back in time to take Youngest to swimming club.  He and Eldest had been out Christmas shopping!

TP SantaThis morning DH and I (Santa’s Personal Assistant – the Elves were busy) have been down to the village Playschool where he has been helping out.  Shush don’t tell anyone!

I hope everyone is having a marvelous Monday!

9 Days To Go!

Oh my! There is still much to do!

Hugs, Susie x

2 thoughts on “A Super Sunday!

  1. farmquilter

    What a wonderful way to spend the day!!! I was amazed by all the gold and silver items when I was in England! By the time we got the the V&A museum, we just blew by all the gorgeous silver displayed…total overload to the point where it became “meh”! I know I would certainly HATE to have to polish all of it!!!

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