As part of the celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee year the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, is hosting an exhibition of photographs of Her Majesty taken by celebrated British portrait photographer,… Continue reading →
Today is the 200th birthday of British author, Charles Dickens. His novels have earned him a respected place among the great figures of English literature, as well as a place on every bookshelf… Continue reading →
Photographer John Swannell’s portrait of The Queen and Prince Philip was released today to mark the 60th anniversary of her accession to the English throne following the death of her father, George VI.
A little over sixty years ago, George VI was suffering from ailing health. With a tour of the empire in prospect, he asked his young heir apparent, Princess Elizabeth, to take his place on the… Continue reading →
The more eagle-eyed of you will have noticed that The Queen has a favourite handbag, which she often matches with her black shoes. The simple and chic black handbag not only goes with… Continue reading →
This week saw Katherine Kelly receive a National Television Award for her portrayal of Becky McDonald in the British soap, Coronation Street. Becky McDonald originally entered the street six years ago as a… Continue reading →
Many hearts were broken by the mysterious disappearance of the Clipper Majestic from our Saturday night screens, but it seems that our prayers have been answered and Pan Am will be back on… Continue reading →