Tag Archive: duke of edinburgh

H. M. Flirts with Leopard Print

This morning the Queen, who is now feeling much better from her recent illness, visited the London underground as part of its 150th birthday celebrations. H. M. and the Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by… Continue reading

H. M., the Ultimate Bond Girl

Last night’s Olympic opening ceremony showcased everything British (plus a few other things, too), and would not have been complete without a certain Mr Bond. 007 took the time out of his busy… Continue reading

Queen welcomes International Olympic Committee

Yesterday afternoon the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh welcomed the International Olympic Committee to London. The Queen, dressed in a seasonal floral pattern, hosted the event at Buckingham Palace as the first engagement… Continue reading

The Queen visits Durham (and gives me a wave)

H. M. visited Durham this afternoon as part of her tour around the North East to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee year. The Queen, and Prince Philip, were guests of the city and University… Continue reading

A Personal Post on the Bomber Command Memorial

Thursday was an important day for me and thousands of others who either served in, or have relatives who served in, the Royal Air Force’s Bomber Command. When I was a child, my… Continue reading

The Diamond Jubilee Flypast

At the weekend the Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, reviewed thousands of her troops at Windsor Castle to mark her Diamond Jubilee. The highlight of the day was the flypast by… Continue reading

A Very Royal Lunch

Yesterday afternoon her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II hosted a once-in-a-lifetime lunch at Windsor Castle. To celebrate her Diamond Jubilee, H.M. invited a selection of monarchs from across the world for an intimate lunch… Continue reading

Regal in Red, H. M. Re-Opens the Cutty Sark

In 1869 a top of the range British icon was born. She was the Cutty Sark, the fastest and most advanced clipper ship that had ever been built. Built for speed, her aim… Continue reading

H. M. Queen Visits York for Historic Maundy Thursday Service

As part of her Diamond Jubilee tour of Great Britain, The Queen and her husband, The Duke of Edinburgh, visited York yesterday afternoon. Dressed in a refreshing, bright and seasonal turquoise and white… Continue reading