All Eyes to The Queen

Have you ever noticed how The Queen not only dresses with style, but also always stands out from the crowd? This morning Lorraine Kelly, on her ITV chat show, interviewed a man who plays… Continue reading

Lady of the Week

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark This week the Queen of Denmark hosted a sumptuous Gala dinner in Copenhagen to celebrate 40 years on the throne. Queen Margrethe, known as Daisy, was crowned after the… Continue reading

W.E. Trailer Now Live

Madonna’s new film about the romance between Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII, W.E., is showing in cinemas soon. It looks like the film explores the radical new evidence that has come to light in recent… Continue reading

The Iron Lady

Meryl Streep, with her impeccable vocal mimicry, is uncanny at impersonating Mrs Thatcher. Other well-known British actors fill the ranks in supporting roles (Richard E. Grant, Jim Broadbent and Anthony Stewart Head all put… Continue reading

An Englishman’s Home is his Downton Abbey

How can we carry on now that Downton Abbey is off our screens until the autumn? I have found some solace in the Past Times sale, which is offering a range of official… Continue reading

War Horse: A Spielberg Masterpiece

War Horse lives up to all the rave reviews – it’s a daring and bold war epic filled with heart and spirit that will leave you deeply moved. This film is all about the… Continue reading

2011 in Review (Updated)

A very big “thank you” to all my readers for your support this year – I hope you all have a fabulous 2012 🙂 The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual… Continue reading

Vinnie Jones’ “Hard and Fast”

Hard man Vinnie Jones stars in the British Heart Foundation’s awareness ad campaign, Hard and Fast Hands-Only CPR:

The Woman Who Shaped the Windsors

The second half of the two-part documentary “King George and Queen Mary: The Royals Who Rescued the Monarchy” was an absorbing portrait of Queen Mary. I have to admit that I was previously… Continue reading