Blog Posts

  • 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...
  • Royals As Celebrities?

    by - May 18, 2013
    Diana, Princess of Wales, was one of the most photographed woman in the world, if not the most photographed woman in the world. I think Diana did a lot of good for the royal family…and some...
  • Royal Fiction – Or Is It?

    by - May 18, 2013
    Fiction and reality sometimes come together in a riveting way. Sometimes the imagined work of a novelist, almost in a prescient way, tells the story of life and death. And this is certainly the case with...
  • Diana And Kate: 2 Different Kettles Of Fish

    by - May 18, 2013
    In 2011, it was almost 30 years since Diana married Charles in a ceremony at St Paul’s Cathedral. Their marriage meant the future of the British Monarchy, and so naturally, the country paid attention to the...
  • Queen Elizabeth, Wartime Heroine

    by - May 17, 2013
    Adolf Hitler once described the late Queen Mother, Queen Consort at the time, as the most dangerous woman in Europe. Dangerous, I think not but defiant and loved she very much was. When the Luftwaffe’s Blitzkrieg of Britain...
  • George V – The King Who Made The Modern Monarchy

    by - May 17, 2013
    Most British monarchs have something that their reign is remembered for more than anything else, even if they actually had little to do with it beyond offering their support. Think of Queen Victoria and the Industrial...
  • 5 Years Later: Peter And Autumn Still Rule

    by - May 17, 2013
    Once upon a time, Canadian native Autumn Kelly met Peter Phillips at the 2003 Canadian Grand Prix.  Six weeks later, she discovered he was Queen Elizabeth II’s grandson.  This begins one of the greatest and most...