This wedding was simply sumptuous. Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston make a lovely couple, and their mutual love and pride in one another was evident as they descended the steps of St. George’s. Even though the ceremony was not televised live, the arrival and departure of the bride and her groom was a beautiful display. First up, her arrival…. Read More
I had the pleasure of speaking with William Kuhn, author of Mrs. Queen Takes the Train, and Prince Harry: Boy to Man. The Boston-based author has delighted readers with these novels that capture the “what if” in the lives of Queen Elizabeth II and her grandson, Prince Harry. Kuhn imagines the cunning of escape of Queen Elizabeth II into ordinary… Read More
Part 2 of my Q&A with the creators of “Raynham Hall: An English Country House Revealed”. Photographer Julius Beltrame shares his thoughts, projects, and the process of working in such a beautiful house. Mandy: What was it like to walk through Raynham Hall and photograph it for the first time? Julius Beltrame: My first visit with Michael was for a… Read More
It has been a tremendous honor to speak with Dr. Michael Ridgdill and Julius Beltrame about their book “Raynham Hall: An English Country House Revealed”. It is available now at Amazon. For my review, see this previous post.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex introduce their new baby to the world. He has made history as the first biracial child in the British royal family. Edited to add: in the immediate British royal family. The children of Lady Davina Lewis (daughter of the Duke of Gloucester), are half Maori. We welcome Master Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor!
I had the opportunity to speak a bit about the royal baby on NBC! View the clip here.