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Royal Tour of New Zealand: Kate Emulates the Queen’s Dress Sense

We’ve been gripped by a media frenzy ever since the Duchess of Cambridge landed in New Zealand with Prince William and baby George, but the deeper meaning of this visit is symbolised in the… 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

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

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. visits the Bank of England

Today the Queen, with Prince Philip by her side, visited the Bank of England. Wearing a pale lilac coat, complimented by an amethyst and diamond brooch, she clutched a bouquet of pale roses.… 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

Prince Philip Out of Hospital

Prince Philip, who was taken ill during the Diamond Jubilee weekend, has now recovered and has been released from hospital. I’m sure I speak for everyone when I say that we are all… Continue reading