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  • Kensington Gardens: Place of memories and fantasy

    by - May 29, 2014
    It is now late May, when spring blooms across the Western Hemisphere, bringing lengthening days and celebrations in England such as the Chelsea Flower Show – an ideal time to visit Kensington Gardens, one of the...
  • The crowning moment in a remarkable reign

    by - Feb 4, 2014
    As time moves on, it is an unfortunate reality that the oldest, most incredible members of our society pass on leaving the younger generation to continue their stories. It is also true that as The Queen...
  • A Peculiar Prerogative

    by - Jan 19, 2014
    When King Charles I was executed by the command of Parliament, on a cold morning in 1649, the peoples, of the then Commonwealth of England lived supressed under the rule of an omnipotent Lord Protector. Between...
  • 5 Minute Book Review – Honour by Matthew Lewis

    by - Jan 10, 2014
    After reading the first historical fiction book written by Matthew Lewis, Loyalty I was very excited to read the next instalment, Honour.  I was expecting something similar to the first book – an engrossing story, well rounded characters...
  • The Queen’s Medal for Music 2013 gets stamp of approval

    by - Jan 8, 2014
    The Queen has awarded operatic baritone and director Sir Thomas Allen CBE the honour of Her Majesty’s Medal for Music 2013. The accolade began in 2005 and “is awarded to an outstanding individual or group of musicians...
  • Why does The Queen love Sandringham?

    by - Jan 6, 2014
    It is at this time of the year that The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh stay at Sandringham, but why does The Queen likes it so much? The story of the royal connection begins in 1862. Prince Albert,...
  • William III – The Invader King

    by - Dec 28, 2013
    On this day in 1688, the Dutch Stateholder William III of Orange made a triumphant march into London ending the reign of King James II. In what history has since coined the “Glorious Revolution” William of...
  • The Prince of Wales visits Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham

    by - Dec 19, 2013
    On Thursday 19 December, The Prince of Wales visited with patients and staff at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM) at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. His Royal Highness met with medical personnel and...
  • The Commonwealth: uniting and forgiving

    by - Dec 8, 2013
    When discussing the most important bands of nations across the globe, we often think of the G8, the G20, the European Union and all of the other organisations that bring countries together encouraging trade and communication....
  • Queen sends her ‘thoughts and prayers’ to Glasgow helicopter crash victims

    by - Nov 30, 2013
    The Queen has sent a message of support to the victims of the Glasgow police helicopter crash. A police helicopter carrying three people crashed into a pub in the city centre on Friday evening, killing those...