The Cambridges

Valentine's Day Portrait Of Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge Appears In Trafalgar Square

In time for Valentine’s Day tomorrow, a portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made entirely from 2,000 flowers has appeared in Trafalgar Square this morning. The portrait, which was placed outside the National Portrait Gallery was based on one of the official engagement photographs of the Duke and Duchess taken by Mario Testino. It was created by the florist and RHS Chelsea Flower…
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The Cambridges

Why Michael Middleton Won't Be Given A Title

Today, we encountered an article by the Daily Mail, written at the end of last month that said they expected the Duchess Of Cambridge’s father to be granted a title, they said in specific, the title of Earl of Bucklebury. This article was then perpetuated by the usual…
The Queen

Queen Awards Rare Honour Of 'Regius Professor'

Queen Elizabeth II has conferred a very special and extremely rare honour on 12 people to mark the occasion of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee. Receiving the title of Regius Professor is a rare honour, designed to reflect an exceptionally high standard of teaching and research at an institution. Only two Regius Professorships have been created in the last century. These Regius…
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The Queen

Plans For Events Marking 60th Anniversary Of Queen's Coronation Announced

Buckingham Palace has announced a short series of events that will mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 60th anniversary of her coronation, back on 2nd June 1953. It will be nothing like the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, in terms of magnitude and number of engagements and plans do not extend much further than a simple service. The Buckingham Palace press announcement says that the 60th anniversary…
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The Cambridges

Prince Harry returns from Afghanistan

Prince Harry’s second tour of duty to the frontlines of Afghanistan has ended on a much more successful note than his first.  After heading to Camp Bastion at the beginning of September 2012, Harry left on January 21,2013 for a few days of relaxation in Cyprus before heading back to England. The 20 week deployment saw Captain Wales take a much more direct role in combat than his previous tour.
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