Tour Downton Abbey’s Byfleet Manor, The Grand Home of Lady Violet Crawley

Are you a fan of the British drama, Downton Abbey? Though I don't watch it as much as I did in the early days, I was sad to hear the 6th season will be its last. I guess they want to go out while they are still on top. One of the characters we'll all miss is the sassy Dowager Countess, Lady Violet Crawley, played by Maggie Smith. Just as the show is approaching its last season, the Byfleet Manor, the … [Read more...]




Tour Highclere Castle, Home of Downton Abbey

It's back! The fifth season of the wildly popular British period drama, Downton Abbey is once again showing on PBS. Of course the fifth season is now old hat to our British friends who get to view it a full season before we do here in the States.   A little confession: When Downton Abbey first started airing, I was a pretty faithful watcher, catching it as often as possible on PBS. Then all … [Read more...]




Downton Abbey Personality Quiz: Which Character Are You?

Recently, a dearheart (thanks Sandi!) sent me a fun link where you can take a quick, 7-question quiz to see which Downton Abbey character you most resemble.  I finally got around to taking the test today and guess who I am? Anna, the head housemaid!  :)   Here are my results below.   I had to struggle with a few of the questions...really wanted to pick two answers.  Is it wrong when asked how I'd … [Read more...]