Blog Posts

  • Australian museum project helps preserve Royal Daimler

    by - May 27, 2014
    Until recently, on a rural property in South Australia sat a 1948 Daimler landaulette. It had long since fallen into disrepair, with rusted panels and a torn and tattered interior. To any regular person who witnessed...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: Canada tour special

    by - May 24, 2014
    The Duchess of Cornwall undertook a 4-day tour of Canada with her husband and showed us she can still look as good as the younger Royals when it comes to her wardrobe. Alighting the plane in Halifax,...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: Sophie in Scotland special

    by - May 24, 2014
    Prince Edward and The Countess of Wessex spent the week in Scotland, and the Countess was very busy with numerous pieces to wear. The Countess of Wessex attended the opening of the Scottish Kirk’s annual gathering,...
  • Her Majesty’s prime ministers

    by - May 22, 2014
    In the second of this blog series, we will be taking a look at Queen Elizabeth II’s second prime minister. He was prime minister from 6th April 1955 until 10th January 1957, and his name was...
  • Behind the Royal door: The Duke and Duchess of Kent

    by - May 22, 2014
    We move behind the Royal door Wren Cottage, where another of The Queen’s cousins lives: The Duke of Kent and his wife, The Duchess. Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick was born in 1935, the first born...
  • A review of Brian Hoey’s ‘At home with The Queen’

    by - May 21, 2014
    Brian Hoey’s ‘At Home with The Queen’ is a book for those Royal Watchers who love the intricate details of The Royal Household, giving those titbits you don’t normally hear. Mr Hoey secured the first ever TV...
  • The ups and downs of reforming peerage succession

    by - May 20, 2014
    Last week the Courtier reported that the bid to allow daughters to inherit peerages is to be given another chance in this final session of the present Parliament thanks to Lord Trefgarne’s new bill which is set...
  • Victoria Day: Fireworks galore as Canada celebrates its two queens

    by - May 18, 2014
    Amid blooming trees and nesting birds, spring has sprung in Canada as it prepares to celebrate Victoria Day on Monday with much anticipation… Anticipation? Why, it signals the unofficial return of summer, of course! Whether eagerly...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: May edition (part I)

    by - May 16, 2014
    Once more The Royal women have been out in force for engagements, with a plethora of fashions and pieces to showcase. The Countess of Wessex We start with The Countess of Wessex in Weymouth, visiting Weymouth Community...
  • The royal tradition of Afternoon Tea: From Queen Victoria to Elizabeth II

    by - May 16, 2014
    At the British Royal Court, Afternoon Tea is a quintessential daily ritual. This delectable celebration of tea originated in the Victorian era, when young Queen Victoria reigned in the United Kingdom. Tea drinking in England dates...