It’s the dawn of a new era for the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews. The famous golf organization, criticized as a boys-only club, announced today that seven women had accepted honorary memberships. One of those women is HRH The Princess Royal. The pressure to include women in the club has been hard fought. The initiative was led by Swedish… Read More
A new video each Friday! I will share my top 3 favorite royal happenings from that week. This week: The Queen as a paratrooper; Zara Phillips wins silver in the Olympics; Charles “scares” a little girl. photo credit: the*roving*sheep via photo pin cc
Princess Anne, The Princess Royal unveils a new portrait of her mother, Queen Elizabeth II, by artist Darren Baker, at Church House Westminster following a service of thanksgiving honouring Britain’s war dead and marking the 90th Anniversary of the Royal British Legion, at Westminster Abbey September 20, 2011 in London, England.
The reason behind Philip’s so-called gaffes? He’s too German. Could this really be a possibility? According to a recent BBC report, the German translation of a Paddington Bear book reveals extremely different cultural norms. There is a distinct divide between what Germans consider frank and what the British consider rude. In A Bear Called Paddington, an exchange of small talk… Read More
Her brusque manner with the press is legendary, as is her characteristic bun. Anne, The Princess Royal, is still the same straight-talking princess she has always been, even at age 60. The second child of the Queen and Prince Philip was born August 15th, 1950. Anne’s claim to fame is her simple, no-nonsense approach to life and her hard work…. Read More
She’s been known for a few strong opinions of her own, but Britain’s Princess Anne is at the other end of the totem now. Fashion designer Denise L’Estrange-Corbet took the opportunity to comment on the Princess’ fashion sense during Her Royal Highness’ low-profile visit to New Zealand. Anne was a guest of honor at an event held for New Zealand’s… Read More
Peter Phillip’s christening with his mother, HRH Princess Anne and grandmother Queen Elizabeth II.
Many happy congratulations to Peter Phillips upon his engagement. He is set to wed Autumn Kelly, native of Canada. Peter is the son of HRH Princess Anne and nephew of HRH The Prince of Wales. Funny that I just mentioned Peter in this previous post as a candidate to represent monarchy in Canada. Now he’s marrying a Canadian. :) Wonderful… Read More
Click HERE for a spectacular photo gallery of King Harald’s birthday celebrations. All of Europe’s major royals are in attendance, along with our own Princess Anne, the Princess Royal with her brother Prince Edward.