For the first time, the Queen sits alone as she opens Parliament and sets out the government’s agenda. HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, passed away in April.
The Death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh is surreal to me. He has been with us forever and a day, much like his late mother-in-law, the Queen Mother, who died aged 101. I will be writing further. Stay tuned.
You’ve got to hand it to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex: their Oprah interview was well-crafted and brilliantly acted from start to finish. Their choice of words were campaign trail slick. Spoiler alert: it didn’t help their case at all. Harry and Meghan were going for the sympathy angle, but it backfired. Everyone’s fed up with cries of victimization… Read More
It’s a new year (thank goodness!) and what better way to kick things off than with a nice, sparkly post? I’ve been on a Russian kick lately, so we’ll begin with a brief background on the Russian kokoshnik style of tiara. The most famous tiara in this style among the British royals is Her Majesty’s aptly-named Kokoshnik Tiara. It was… Read More
A very Merry Christmas to you all. Below is a video I wanted to share about the Romanov dynasty’s Christmas traditions, presented by Nicholas Nicholson via the Museum of Russian Icons. In the coming weeks there will be more Russian-related royal posts, so stay tuned! ;)
I can’t even begin to tell you how delighted I am that Delphine Boël – now Princess Delphine – has been recognized by BOTH of Belgium’s kings. First, the former King Albert, who (finally) acknowledged her as his daughter. Then his son, the current King Phillippe, met with his sister to mend bridges. King Albert had to be dragged into… Read More
This handsome lad has turned 15. Why do they grow up so fast??
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