Opinion

  • Why Camilla must become our Queen

    by - Jan 26, 2014
    It’s a subject that divides people across the country and indeed, around the world. Should the Duchess of Cornwall become Queen when Prince Charles accedes to the throne? Some argue she cannot, others that she must...
  • Could The Duchess of Cambridge be made a Royal Colonel?

    by - Nov 24, 2013
    The Royal Family and the British Armed Forces have a long and well-established connection. Many regiments of the Army have, as their Colonel-in-Chief, a member of the Royal Family. Through this, the regiment can foster close...
  • In the Shadow of The Queen: How Prince Charles is Proving His Worth

    by - Nov 18, 2013
    Celebrity status and popular press are not new concepts when it comes to the British Royal Family. In the past few decades, Princess Margaret; Diana, Princess of Wales and Sarah, Duchess of York have all been...
  • Today’s newspaper front pages

    by - Oct 24, 2013
    The moment we saw Prince George on the steps of St James’s Palace in only his second public appearance, we knew what the British front pages would feature. Some newspapers may be considered over the top...
  • 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...
  • Charitable Brothers: How Princes William and Harry are Changing the World

    by - Oct 5, 2013
    Born into a life of unimaginable privilege, Their Royal Highnesses Prince William and Prince Harry may have taken the choice to turn their backs on the world. Like some of our past royals, the young Princes could have...
  • 60 seconds with Shyama Perera

    by - Oct 3, 2013
    Shyama Perera is a weekly newspaper reviewer and social commentator on BBC London and also regularly reviews the newspaper front pages on the BBC News Channel. Shyama also contributes to programmes such as The Jeremy Vine...
  • What’s Next for the Royal Family?

    by - Sep 13, 2013
    With the recent announcement of His Royal Highness Prince William’s retirement from the Royal Air Force, the birth of Prince George of Cambridge, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s seemingly declining health; I pose a rather...
  • Visiting Clarence House – a look behind the scenes

    by - Sep 1, 2013
    When we made our visit to the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace last week, we also went to see Clarence House, the London home of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of...
  • “Throwback Thursday” — Royal Wedding Reflections

    by - Aug 29, 2013
    I’m taking a break from my George series this week to focus on the all-important task of being a bridesmaid. My best friend is getting married this Saturday and has chosen me to be part of...