Why Mandy’s British Royalty is taking a hiatus – real life calls (and the monarchy is making me miserable). I know I said that I would be relaunching my YouTube channel, but that has become impossible right now. Happily, I have a new job that I love, but it is full-time. On top of family commitments, most of my royal… Read More
Hope everyone’s summer is going well! I apologize for the unexpected hiatus. Just before the start of summer vacation, we had a tragedy at our school – a student passed away unexpectedly, and it knocked us all for a loop. After some time away, I will now continue with my plans for “Word of the Day” and other additions to… Read More
Thanks to the research by William Dalrymple and Anita Anand, the dastardly Hope Diamond is being given a run for its money by none other than the Koh-i-Noor, currently in possession of the British Royal Family. The Koh-i-Noor is the sparkling egg-sized diamond set in the crown of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Legend has it that the… Read More
Charlotte Casiraghi Marries Her Beau! On Saturday, June 1st, Charlotte Casiraghi of Monaco wed film producer Dimitri Rassam. Their civil ceremony took place at the Prince’s Palace of Monaco.
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
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!