Blog Posts

  • Diana’s dresses: the story behind the fashion icon

    by - Jul 17, 2013
    A documentary aired this evening on Channel 4 featuring the sale of ten of Princess Diana’s most iconic and famous dresses, ‘Diana’s Dresses – The Auction’.  This documentary looked at the Princess’ style throughout her life. The one...
  • Holidays for Royals?

    by - Jul 16, 2013
    Since the beginning of time, people have debated the need for the Royal Family to take and enjoy holidays. Many consider the members of the Royal Family “jobless” and therefore, don’t deserve the breaks in reality...
  • Could you be ‘Head Housekeeper’ at Windsor Castle?

    by - Jul 16, 2013
    The Royal Household have this week begun advertising for a new Head Housekeeper at Windsor Castle. The job, which is for £35,000 per year (plus ‘benefits’) is ‘to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness, presentation, and...
  • All about Royal Warrants

    by - Jul 16, 2013
    The Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace last weekend showcased over 200 Royal Warrant holders. But what are Royal Warrants and how does a company obtain one? According to the Royal Warrant Holders Association, Royal Warrants of...
  • The Forgotten Monarchs- Part 3

    by - Jul 16, 2013
    This third post on the forgotten monarchs focuses on the fourth King of the House of Stuart, King James II. James was born on 14th October 1633 to King Charles I and Henrietta Maria, his brother...
  • The Countess of Wessex: The Monarchy’s Rising Star

    by - Jul 14, 2013
    She has long been a favourite of The Queen, but not until recently has the world begun to take notice of The Countess of Wessex. Born Sophie Rhys-Jones, the future Countess enjoyed a fairly ordinary childhood. Along with...
  • Interview with Matthew Lewis – author of the book “Loyalty”

    by - Jul 13, 2013
    Back in April I reviewed Matthew Lewis’s historical novel Loyalty – a story of Richard III.  I discovered Matthew on Twitter and after enjoying his historical tweets decided to read his book.  If you have seen my review...
  • Growing up Royal

    by - Jul 13, 2013
    The unofficial due date for the Royal baby has come and gone and people all over the world are eagerly awaiting news that the Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted to St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington...
  • What will a Royal Baby Boy or Girl will mean for the UK?

    by - Jul 13, 2013
    The Royal Baby’s birth is expected imminently now. Word from the mainstream media about people hoping for a girl got us thinking, what would a baby Prince or a baby Princess mean for the nation? A...
  • Prince William: A Man Everyone Can Admire

    by - Jul 12, 2013
    A few weeks ago, I attempted to leave behind my royal obsession for a few hours and attend a baseball game with some friends. At one point, the announcer started wishing people at the game a...