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from The Independent

India's beautiful south

Kerala, I'll be going to this beautiful place tommorrow my lovelies for 10 days so if I'm not pinning as much, it's because I'm relaxing pool side in paradise! Much love, Shainaz (@PrettyLittleThings)

from Mail Online

Victoria & Abdul: The 24-year-old Indian servant the widowed Queen called 'dearest Munshi' and the scandal that drove him out of Britain

Munshi, Queen Victoria's head of household and close friend Abdul Karim was ordered to return to India after the monarch died in 1901. Only days before, Abdul Karim had been given a prominent place in Queen Victoria's funeral procession - which aroused the disgust of her family. He was ordered to hand over every letter, note and memo that the late Queen had sent him over the 13 years he had served her.