Monique Turnbull

Monique Turnbull

Writer at Royal Central. Nostalgic for personal refinement, sweetness, kindness, grace, virtue, true femininity, elegant living. Advocate of courtship, enduring love, family. Interests include ballet, reading, writing, healthy living, interior design, and fashion. Duchess of Cambridge, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Stacey Kent, Coco Chanel and Inès de la Fressange enthusiast.
  • Prince William embarks on bold new venture in conservation

    by - Sep 13, 2013
    An exciting new role awaits The Duke of Cambridge on the heels of the announcement this morning that he will be leaving the operational service in the armed forces after more than seven-and-a half years of...
  • Quotes from Prince William’s recent interview about wildlife conservation in Africa

    by - Sep 10, 2013
    On August 2nd of this year, in his quiet garden at Kensington Palace, The Duke of Cambridge sat down with CNN’s Max Foster for what would turn out to be one of the most highly anticipated...
  • Guy Pelly: ‘I am not going to be a godfather’

    by - Sep 5, 2013
    There has been much speculation in the headlines lately as to whether Guy Pelly, 31, a close friend of Prince William’s, would be asked to become one of Prince George’s godparents. Mr. Pelly is a longtime...
  • Sweden’s royal newlyweds expecting their first child

    by - Sep 4, 2013
    A royal playmate is on the way for Prince George… In the wake of the excitement over three royal weddings last weekend, royal admirers were treated to more good news, courtesy of the Swedish Royal Court…...
  • Three royal weddings and a birthday

    by - Sep 4, 2013
    Basking in the exhilaration of Prince George’s recent nativity, royal watchers everywhere were treated to more blissful news this weekend as three royal couples were given their fairytale “happily ever after”. Prince Rahim finds a princess...
  • Royal quotes from the Anglesey Ring O’Fire Ultra Coastal Marathon

    by - Aug 31, 2013
    A stunning Duchess of Cambridge made a triumphant appearance on Friday amidst cheers of jubilation as she came out of maternity leave to join her proud husband, Prince William in Holyhead, at the launch of Anglesey’s...
  • ‘No flat for the Middletons’ at Kensington Palace

    by - Aug 26, 2013
    A Palace source has confirmed that no suite of rooms is being reserved for the Middletons in four-storey Apartment 1A. There had been speculation that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were having a “granny suite”...
  • Royal Nursery Diary – Week 5: Wide, wide world

    by - Aug 23, 2013
    Prince George turned one month this week, and the cozy microcosm of his mother’s arms has evolved into a world rich with sounds, colours, smells and textures of all kinds… Off to Wales we go… Mum...
  • Royal Nursery Diary – Week 4: Paging Mr Sand-Man

    by - Aug 15, 2013
    It is three in the morning, and all through the house, Not a peep, not a sound… not even a mouse. Ahhhhhhhh… Prithee… Why can’t it be so? For the Sand-Man, little one, is a friend,...
  • Prince George photos to be released in next week

    by - Aug 14, 2013
    Contrary to reports that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will bypass convention and release HRH Prince George’s first official photographs via Twitter feed, the Palace has just confirmed to Royal Central that this will not...