Insight

  • A-Z of the Monarchy: V-Z

    by - Dec 19, 2014
    In the final part of this series, we shall take a look at some Royal-related facts from the letters V through to Z. Vegemite – Prince William and Catherine received some some unusual gifts for their...
  • A-Z of the Monarchy: O-U

    by - Dec 17, 2014
    In the penultimate instalment of this series, we shall look at a variety of Royal-related facts according to the letters O – U. Orange blossoms – When Queen Victoria wed Prince Albert she wore a wreath...
  • ‘Within the Commonwealth Realm’ – The Caribbean: Part 2

    by - Dec 17, 2014
    Alas we have come to the final segment of ‘Within the Commonwealth Realm‘. In this final section we will be ending the series by taking a look at the remaining countries of the Caribbean. Grenada Before...
  • ‘Within the Commonwealth Realm’ – The Caribbean: Part 1

    by - Dec 11, 2014
    The tropical oasis of the Caribbean is home to nine constitutional monarchies. In the next two segments of ‘Within the Commonwealth Realm’ we will take a look at these exotic, sun-kissed countries. Antigua and Barbuda From...
  • Monaco twins raise questions over country’s succession laws

    by - Dec 10, 2014
    The Princess of Monaco gave birth to twins today at Princess Grace Hospital within the city-state. The birth, which was reported by media around the world, was quite unique by royal standards. Cases of twins being...
  • Why do we cover The Royals?

    by - Dec 7, 2014
    This past week I took phone calls and emails from a few networks, eager to get my take on why America is so fascinated by Royalty, and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in particular. The interest...
  • The A-Z of the Monarchy: H-N

    by - Dec 7, 2014
    After learning some interesting information about the monarchy in the first part of this series (A-G), it’s now time to take a look at what wonderful facts we can discover from letters H-N… Horological Conservator – Are you always...
  • ‘Within the Commonwealth Realm’ – New Zealand

    by - Dec 5, 2014
    You may not recognize Queen Elizabeth II if you are in the Commonwealth Realm of New Zealand. For when she is attending a native  Powhiri or Maori welcoming ceremony she wears a ceremonial Korowai cloak and...
  • ‘Within the Commonwealth Realm’ – Oceania Islands

    by - Dec 3, 2014
    Spotting the Pacific Ocean, in the Oceania region lay three countries whom all fall into the Commonwealth Realm. Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu, all rich with history and culture. Papua New Guinea #155339823...
  • The A-Z of the Monarchy: A-G

    by - Dec 3, 2014
    Who doesn’t love fun facts? We are going to break the Monarchy down from A-Z with an interesting tidbit for each of the 26 letters of the alphabet. The time Christmas rolls around, you will be...