British RoyalsThe Queen

The Queen enjoys the end of her break at Balmoral

As the summer break at Balmoral draws to a close, The Queen has been spotted out and about doing one of the things she loves best – looking after her horses. On Saturday, photographers snapped the Queen making an impromptu stop to feed some of the estate’s ponies during a day out with guests at her Scottish retreat. And there was a right royal treat for one of the horses as the Queen…
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British RoyalsThe Wessexes

The Countess of Wessex spends the day on the Isle of Wight

The Countess of Wessex hopped across the water this week for a day of engagements in the Isle of Wight. Sophie met charity workers and saw how firms on the island are aiming to protect the environment during a series of visits which culminated in a right royal tradition – the official launch of a ship. Among the people that the countess met during her time on the island were award winning…
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British RoyalsFeaturesPrince Charles and Camilla

Six snapshots of Prince Charles during his two day visit to Northumberland

One royal, two days, six snapshots. The Prince of Wales has spent the past forty eight hours in Northumberland and his packed itinerary has included engagements linked to conservation, religion and community support. It’s been busy and bursting with fun so here are six snapshots of Prince Charles during his royal visit to Northumberland. Park Life All royal trips need a spot of plaque…
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British RoyalsFeaturesHistoryThe Kents

Fifty years on: The death of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent

In the last days of August 1968, the Royal Family made a sad and surprising announcement. Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent’s health was ”giving rise to anxiety” following the diagnosis of an inoperable brain tumour. There was  sympathy for the duchess, a popular member of the House of Windsor for over three decades, and good wishes began to pour in. However, surprise turned to…
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