Suzie Louis

Australian indie author of novels, short stores and a memoir including the Archie the Royal Hot Water Bottle series. Publish at and Amazon. Royal watcher from afar, blog on my website about writing and royal trivia.

  • The Australian PM & The Queen’s Wattle Portrait

    by - Mar 10, 2014
    It seems that since his party’s election last September, the Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, has had a search underway for a portrait of The Queen to hang in the foyer of his parliamentary office. Mr....
  • The Legend and Future of the Order of the Thistle

    by - Mar 3, 2014
    As Scotland considers its future as part of the United Kingdom, with a referendum on Scottish independence to be held in September 2014, a remarkable photographic portrait of the Queen as Queen of Scots and Chief...
  • The Queen, Eighty Years a Subject

    by - Feb 20, 2014
    When a new portrait of the Queen is unveiled it joins a catalogue of work that began in 1933 when the seven year old Princess Elizabeth sat for Philip Alexius de László, who had been commissioned...
  • Prince Richard Duke of Gloucester, a Little Known Member of the Royal Family

    by - Feb 18, 2014
    In these days of a slimmed down monarchy, more distant members of the royal firm who are not descendants of George VI but nonetheless interesting and hardworking, are little known. One of these is HRH Prince...