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    The Boston Tea Party

    Do you know the real story of the Boston Tea Party?  Shamefully, I thought it was just the name given to a chain of coffee shops! (I studied Science, not American History!).  I had no idea that it was an incredibly significant event that changed the course of American History!   My newfound knowledge is thanks to Steph, who kindly provided me with tickets to visit the ‘Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum’ whilst I was visiting the states. So what exactly is the ‘Boston Tea Party’? For those of you who aren’t familiar with the story, here’s a quick history…

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    Newport Mansions, Rhode Island

    Hello Everyone! I have recently returned from an incredible 10 day trip touring the East Coast of North America where I celebrated my first Thanksgiving! During my time there, I had the privilege of being invited over to Newport, Rhode Island, to have a look around the Newport Mansions that had been decorated for Christmas.  I would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to Carol from The Preservation Society of Newport for providing me with tickets. What is the Preservation Society? The Preservation Society of Newport County protects, preserves and presents the best of its…

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