Tag: Kristine Hughes Patrone

Exploring Waterloo

Thanks to my friends Ian Fletcher and Kristine Hughes Patrone, I had my own private tour of Waterloo from an author and battlefield expert as well as a Duke of Wellington expert. What an awesome 2 days! “La Belle Alliance” is the farmhouse and buildings where Wellington met Blucher (the Prussian general), who was late…

Exploring Winchester

Kristine Hughes Patrone of Number One London and I spent 2 weeks in London (she is still there now conducting two tours). On one of the days we took the train to Winchester and met Beth Elliott, a Regency romance author who had come from outside Basingstoke. Beth has visited Winchester many times and showed…

Reasons Why I Study the Duke–#AtoZChallenge “R”

Welcome to “R” in the A to Z Challenge 2017. The 1st Duke of Wellington is my theme for this year’s Challenge. From a comment on “E” day about Eton College, from fellow blogger and A to Z Challenge participant, Zulu Delta: Hello Denise, I’m just catching up, and continuing to learn about the Duke.…