Blog Posts

  • A Royal Christening: Why the Cambridges will forge their own path

    by - Oct 22, 2013
    On the eve of His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge’s christening - with all of the speculation circulating about godparents and wardrobe choices - I think it’s important to look at the only information we...
  • Learning the lay of the land: Prince William will get his boots wet at the Duchy of Cornwall

    by - Oct 22, 2013
    Very shortly, Prince William will be putting on his Wellies, grabbing a walking stick and surveying the land that is the Duchy of Cornwall. Past events indicate The Duke of Cambridge is being prepared to inherit...
  • Royal Christenings Through the Ages

    by - Oct 22, 2013
    Prince George of Cambridge will follow in a long line of royal babies when he is christened on Wednesday. As a deliberate nod to this tradition, he will be baptised wearing a replica of the christening...
  • ‘All Aboard’ – A complete guide to the Royal Train

    by - Oct 20, 2013
    The Royal Train has been the mobile residence of the Sovereign for over 150 years. The train is comprised of nine coaches that may easily be changed depending on who is using the train. The usual...
  • Latest works cater to America’s love affair with British royals

    by - Oct 15, 2013
    America cannot seem to get enough of the Cambridges. In the past two months, three new books have been published to satiate the appetite for all things royal, especially The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and...
  • The Queen: All in a day’s work

    by - Oct 15, 2013
    The only match for Her Majesty’s busy schedule is that of The Duke of Edinburgh. Pope Benedict XVI who is a year younger than The Queen decided to turn in his papal robe and become a...
  • Old portrait of an aging Queen Elizabeth I gets a second look

    by - Oct 14, 2013
    A rare portrait from 1593 of Queen Elizabeth I is on display at The Museum of the Albemarle in North Carolina. This overlooked gem hung without notice for over 50 years in the Elizabethan Gardens Gatehouse...
  • A One Thousand Year Old Murder Mystery

    by - Oct 10, 2013
    On the evening of 18 March 978 Edward, the teenaged king of England, set out on horseback for Corfe in Dorset, intending to visit his half-brother, Ethelred, and stepmother, Elfrida. He never made it inside the...
  • Championing the youth: The Duke of Edinburgh Awards

    by - Oct 10, 2013
    The Duke of Edinburgh award immediately began to gain regard outside the UK upon its launch, after World War II. Since 1971 the award has been available in 31 countries and continues to grow. With this rapid...
  • What you actually need to know about Cressida Bonas

    by - Oct 9, 2013
    Ever since the furore started last week over the possibility of Prince Harry becoming engaged to girlfriend Cressida Bonas, the gossip outlets have been running overtime with their fact files on the Prince’s girlfriend and what...