• Princess Beatrice opens new academy

    by - Jun 23, 2013
    The Coalition government is a huge promoter of Academy schools; in fact thousands of schools this year have converted to the self-governing status. It is thus without any surprise that the Royal Family are being drafted...
  • Wind turbine to cause “unwelcome” visual impact near the former home of the late Queen Mother

    by - Jun 23, 2013
    It has emerged that Highland councillors have recently approved a planning application permitting a 91ft wind turbine to be built near the Castle of Mey in Caithness. There have been many objections from people who knew the...
  • The Place of God in the Future of Monarchy

    by - Jun 23, 2013
    Antidisestablishmentarianism is recognised for being one of the longest non-technical words in the Oxford New English Dictionary; it is in fact a double negative. Many will be aware of the term, not for its constitutional significance...
  • News In Brief: Society wedding takes place at St Michael’s Church

    by - Jun 22, 2013
    The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have today, attended the wedding of Thomas van Straubenzee and Lady Melissa Percy. Lady Melissa is the daughter of His Grace The Duke of Northumberland. The wedding of the year,...
  • The Duke of Cambridge and royal genealogy

    by - Jun 21, 2013
    Happy 31st birthday to HRH Prince William Arthur Philip Louis of Wales, Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn, Baron Carrickfergus, Royal Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight of the Most Ancient...
  • Earl and Countess of Wessex to travel to South Eastern Europe

    by - Jun 18, 2013
    The Earl and Countess of Wessex are scheduled to make official visits to three countries in South Eastern Europe at end of June. Prince Edward and his wife, Sophie, are to travel to Bulgaria on June...
  • A Review of The BBC’s The White Queen

    by - Jun 17, 2013
    Yesterday I posted a blog entitled ‘Who is the white Queen?’; today I am tempted to change that to ‘and who cares?’  Maybe that sounds bitter, but after looking forward to this series so much I...
  • Who is the White Queen?

    by - Jun 16, 2013
    If you enjoy historical fiction as much as me, I am sure that you will be looking forward to the BBC’s new programme ‘The White Queen’, starting tonight at 9pm, as much as I am. Based...
  • Special Coronation exhibition to open at Buckingham Palace

    by - Jun 13, 2013
    For the first time since Queen Elizabeth II’s 1953 coronation, dress, jewelry and artifacts used during the day is to be displayed at a special exhibition for the summer opening of Buckingham Palace. “The Queen’s Coronation...
  • Gloriously Dotty Duchess

    by - Jun 13, 2013
    The Duchess of Cambridge showed off a Dalmatian print coat suit to launch the latest Princess Cruises ship. The Duchess follows in the tradition of other female royals in the royal family in participating in a christening...