I asked author and broadcaster Hugo Vickers a few questions about The Quest for Queen Mary. He graciously answered my questions, seen below. For my review of the book, click here. What or who inspired you to edit James Pope-Hennessy’s notes for the Queen Mary book? HV: I had always loved the original 1959 biography – first read by me in… Read More
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Bhutan’s history is vibrant, but turbulent. In 2006, after centuries of warlords, a theocracy, and an absolute monarchy, one king made a seismic decision that would change everything. Six years ago today, his son would take the reins of his father’s dreams and drive Bhutan to a more democratic future. Royal Roots Bhutan’s monarchy is comparatively young, beginning in 1907… Read More
No show today folks. I’m sorry! After suffering through a bad cold all week, then participating in Halloween with a toddler (with some singing and dancing) my voice feels shot. So I hope you will all pardon me while I recover. This is a bummer. On the bright side, it will give me a little more time to finish up… Read More
The Queen Tweets, Makes Digital History It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R. — BritishMonarchy (@BritishMonarchy) October 24, 2014 Sent by HM herself. I wonder what Queen Victoria would make of that!
Embed from Getty Images Kate looks amazingly well. Hypermesis Gravidarum has made the Duchess of Cambridge horribly ill for weeks now, but it now looks as though it hasn’t made one dent in her spirits. It’s incredible. This state visit is a big event, and no one thought Kate would be well enough to attend. Happily, she pulled through just… Read More