Blog Posts

  • Britain In 1953

    by - May 24, 2013
    We live very differently now, to how people did in 1953. To get us thinking about the coronation as it was then, here are a few facts about the country and how people lived sixty years...
  • Her Majesty As Head Of The Commonwealth

    by - May 24, 2013
    To those within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and indeed a large portion of the world, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II is simply, The Queen of but to a  number of people...
  • The Curse Of The Spare

    by - May 24, 2013
    From the beginning of his/her life, the sibling to the heir to the throne knows that their only purpose in life is to be the “spare.” His/her life is based upon the best education and experiences...
  • Unrecognisable Britain

    by - May 22, 2013
    Although not strictly royal related I thought it would be quite apt, after the harrowing events in Woolwich today to send our thoughts to the family of the soldier who has so tragically lost his life....
  • 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...