Opinion

  • 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...
  • The Queen’s Coronation Exhibition at Buckingham Palace

    by - Aug 27, 2013
    Last weekend, Karen Kilrow and I visited the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. I was looking forward to it, even though I had been some years before. What I was most looking forward to, however, was the...
  • King George II: A Change from his Father

    by - Aug 24, 2013
    Last week, I wrote about King George I. Click here to read about his life and reign. Born George Augustus on 30 October 1683 to the future King George I and Sophia Dorothea of Celle, King...
  • The First King George

    by - Aug 17, 2013
    Although my name prediction for Baby Cambridge was Arthur, I cannot say I was overly shocked that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge named their new-born son George. Because of his birth, I have started to...
  • Modernising the Royals

    by - Aug 14, 2013
    The increased popularity for the British Royal Family has recently become extremely evident due to the amount of attention and coverage it receives on a daily basis. With the global interest that now surrounds the Royals,...
  • Anne Neville – The Bad Queen?

    by - Aug 5, 2013
    Like millions of others last night, I was an avid view of the BBC 1 adaptation of ‘The White Queen’, the reason I choose now to blog on the programme is because of the way Anne...
  • The Many Facets of Prince Harry

    by - Aug 4, 2013
    When I think about HRH Prince Harry of Wales, many different words come to mind; words like kind, charming, funny, loyal, and loving. Prince Harry is a man with many different facets, or layers. These layers...
  • The world’s most eligible royals

    by - Aug 3, 2013
    Still waiting to meet the Prince or Princess of your dreams? While the Duke of Cambridge is off the list, there are plenty of other royals who have yet to tie the knot. Could it be...
  • The Forgotten Princesses

    by - Jul 30, 2013
    With the vision of a slimmed Monarchy, Their Royal Highnesses Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie of York have become somewhat forgotten. They appear for the high profile events (i.e. Trooping the Colour, Jubilee Events) and then...