Blog Posts

  • History Rewind: The Queen takes coronation oath

    by - Jun 2, 2014
    On 2 June 1953, Queen Elizabeth II took the oath to God and country and crowned at a coronation ceremony at Westminster Abbey in London. Her Majesty took the Coronation Oath in front of over 8,000...
  • Why the arguments for a republic are an insult to the intelligence

    by - Jun 1, 2014
    Those who follow me on Twitter will know I’m often enlisted in arguments with republicans on all manner of topics. Almost invariably, however, over the nature of monarchy. Whilst it’s easy to scorn and berate Monarchy...
  • Interview: New portrait of The Duchess of Cambridge gets Royal seal of approval

    by - Jun 1, 2014
    Whilst in Scotland on Thursday, The Earl and Countess of Strathearn were shown a portrait of Catherine from a local artist, Tom Sutton-Smith; I have been fortunate enough to talk with Glenys Andrews, who presented the...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: May edition (part III)

    by - May 31, 2014
    To finish off May, here are the last few pieces of Royal fashion updates and news. To receive the Governor-General from The Solomon Islands, Her Majesty chose a white dress with navy bow print. The dress has...
  • Her Majesty’s Prime Ministers

    by - May 30, 2014
    Queen Elizabeth II has only been on the Throne for five years, and is about to embark upon new weekly audiences with a new Prime Minister. In the continuation of this series of blogs, we will be...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: May edition (part II)

    by - May 30, 2014
    After a few busy weeks, I’ve had to split May into 3 parts! With Her Majesty’s vast wardrobe this fortnight, the final pieces of Royal Fashion Round-up will be in another post, released shortly after this one....
  • Kensington Gardens: Place of memories and fantasy

    by - May 29, 2014
    It is now late May, when spring blooms across the Western Hemisphere, bringing lengthening days and celebrations in England such as the Chelsea Flower Show – an ideal time to visit Kensington Gardens, one of the...
  • The State Opening of Parliament explained

    by - May 27, 2014
    Next week, The Queen accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh will attend her 60th State Opening of Parliament to open the final session of this present parliament before the next General Election in the UK. The...
  • Behind the Royal door: Prince and Princess Michael of Kent

    by - May 27, 2014
    Brother of The Duke of Kent, Prince Michael, and his wife Princess Michael, are another Royal couple that the media pay little attention to, so ‘Behind the Royal door’ takes a look at their lives and work....
  • Australian museum project helps preserve Royal Daimler

    by - May 27, 2014
    Until recently, on a rural property in South Australia sat a 1948 Daimler landaulette. It had long since fallen into disrepair, with rusted panels and a torn and tattered interior. To any regular person who witnessed...