Blog Posts

  • Our Queen: Regal vs. Rural

    by - May 25, 2013
    Photos have been published today of the Queen dressed in full Order of the Thistle regalia, standing alone in a remote part of her Balmoral estate. The picture, seen in the Daily Mail, sees the monarch...
  • Abdication- Or Not?

    by - May 24, 2013
    With the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation fast approaching, it got me thinking about what would be different had the Queen’s uncle, King Edward VIII, been allowed to marry Wallis Simpson and still be King....
  • Britain In 1953

    by - May 24, 2013
    We live very differently now, to how people did in 1953. To get us thinking about the coronation as it was then, here are a few facts about the country and how people lived sixty years...
  • Her Majesty As Head Of The Commonwealth

    by - May 24, 2013
    To those within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and indeed a large portion of the world, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II is simply, The Queen of but to a  number of people...
  • The Curse Of The Spare

    by - May 24, 2013
    From the beginning of his/her life, the sibling to the heir to the throne knows that their only purpose in life is to be the “spare.” His/her life is based upon the best education and experiences...
  • Unrecognisable Britain

    by - May 22, 2013
    Although not strictly royal related I thought it would be quite apt, after the harrowing events in Woolwich today to send our thoughts to the family of the soldier who has so tragically lost his life....
  • The Common Touch

    by - May 22, 2013
    HRH The Duchess of Cambridge is a very popular member of the British Royal Family. She is young and beautiful with a friendly and warm personality and married to a dashing handsome prince who is destined...
  • Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation- A Sad Occasion?

    by - May 21, 2013
    As we approach the sixtieth anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation, it got me thinking that this grand and magnificent occasion must have been tinged with a great deal of sadness and there were two reasons...
  • Queen Elizabeth … The Comforter?

    by - May 21, 2013
    In the aftermath of the devastating tornado that ravaged through Oklahoma, USA, Her Majesty the Queen sent a message of condolence to President Barack Obama. “I was deeply saddened to hear of the loss of life...
  • Why Prince Philip Matters

    by - May 20, 2013
    As we quickly approach the 92nd birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, I thought it would be fun to determine how dependent the survival of the British Monarchy is on him. He...