Blog Posts

  • Richard III – A Review

    by - Aug 2, 2013
    Last night I went to see The Changeling Theatre’s adaptation of Richard III at Upnor Castle.  Whilst I was really looking forward to the production, I was also feeling ready to tut under my breath at...
  • Why we’ll never see ‘Princess Catherine’

    by - Aug 2, 2013
    It’s come up again. For those of you who aren’t aware, following a lot of big stories involving Kate’s name or title there often comes the assumption that because the Duchess of Cambridge is known as...
  • The Real White Queen? A Defence Of King Richard III

    by - Aug 2, 2013
    Good or Evil? Let us talk rather of shades of grey, for that is what all real people are made up of. And what is often forgotten is that, just like you and I, King Richard...
  • The Forgotten Monarchs – Part 4

    by - Aug 2, 2013
    This fourth blog in the series focuses on the joint married Monarchs, Queen Mary II and King William III. Queen Mary being the fifth Monarch of the House of Stuart and King William being the first...
  • Anglogeek’s Two Minute Book Review

    by - Aug 1, 2013
    If you are looking for a short read for holiday or a short read to curl up with this weekend, then Behind Palace Doors by Major Colin Burgess is my quick pick this week. Elizabeth Bowes...
  • A Prince’s Photograph

    by - Jul 31, 2013
    For all new parents, it can be an extremely special moment when a photographer takes the first portrait photographs of the new addition. There is, however, an added pressure when the image is to be circulated...
  • Royal Nursery Diary – Week 2: The New Normal

    by - Jul 31, 2013
    It has been a week since the birth of little Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been happily filling their days getting acquainted with their new addition… As...
  • 5 curious things about the line of succession to the British throne

    by - Jul 30, 2013
    Many changes are taking place in the line of succession to the British throne in the coming months. Not only did Prince George’s arrival made everyone below move down a place, but the Succession to the...
  • 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...
  • Should we be worried about Prince Philip?

    by - Jul 29, 2013
    It has been over a month since The Duke of Edinburgh was released from the London Clinic where he underwent what was termed ‘exploratory surgery’. As he continues his recovery, we take a look at what...