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The distinctive yellow Duck Tour amphibious vehicle in Windsor.

All Aboard the Windsor Duck Tour – 29 June 2014

There’s a new beast lurking in the waters around historic Windsor. Big and bright yellow, it’s not exactly difficult to spot – everywhere it goes, it attracts the attention of the people it passes. And not just when it’s on the Thames, but when it’s on the land too; it can both swim and crawl.

Andrew Burdett, centre, processes around the Quadrangle at Windsor Castle, at the end of the first half of the afternoon.

My Proudest Achievement: Queen’s Scout Award – 27 April 2014

Anyone who knows me really well will know this: I’m not an overtly proud person. Yes, a picture of my enormous head sits at the top of my blog, and yes I occasionally over-hype my latest web content. But when my tongue is not buried deep within my cheek, I hate shouting about my ‘achievements’.

Today, though, I “can be rightly proud” of what I have earned: the Queen’s Scout Award.

World Book Night – 5 March 2011

Tonight is World Book Night, a spin-off of the children’s World Book Day (which was on Thursday). On their website, they say “World Book Night represents the most ambitious and far-reaching celebration of adult...