Tag Archive: britain

Downton Abbey Season 4 – Watch the Trailer Now!

As Lady Mary struggles to come to terms with losing Matthew, she finds a comforting shoulder to cry on in the figure of the otherwise indomitable Dowager Duchess. Season Four promises to be… Continue reading

First Look at Downton Abbey Season Four

This year’s Christmas special left us hanging – and Matthew Crawley looking decidedly unwell underneath a crashed car after celebrating the birth of his first child with a speedy drive in the sunshine.… Continue reading

Prince George of Cambridge’s First Royal Wave

Hello, Reign Bringer

Congratulations go out to Kate and Wills, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who have just welcomed their first child into the world. The new Prince is going by the name of Prince… Continue reading

A Lancaster in Flight

This weekend was very special for me, because it was the first time I saw an Avro Lancaster in flight. When I was a child I heard so much about the “Queen of the Sky”… Continue reading

The Queen at the Epsom Derby

The Queen, accompanied by Prince Philip and their granddaughters Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, attended the race at Epsom this afternoon. Wearing a mint green dress with matching hat, the Queen looked pleased to… Continue reading

Heat wave

Britain is caught in the grips of a heat wave. A week without rain, three days of steady sunshine, and the temperature’s rising to the dizzy heights of 21 degrees celsius… time to… Continue reading

The Queen at Baroness Thatcher’s funeral

This week the Queen and Prince Philip attended the funeral of Margaret Thatcher. Her attendance was an important public statement of the respect that she had for Baroness Thatcher, particularly since this was the… Continue reading

Farewell, Iron Lady

Today we said goodbye to one of the most iconic women of the twentieth century, someone who changed British society forever. I think I’ll always remember her as the woman who ended the… Continue reading

Publishing a New Book – Cover Just Finished!

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been preparing a new book for publication on behalf of my Dad. John Knifton has been editing a commemorative volume as part of the celebrations of… Continue reading