Tag Archive: England

Thank You from H. M. Queen Elizabeth II

Britain goes back to work today following a fantastic four day national holiday. Up and down the country, as well as across the entire Commonwealth, colonies, and Crown dependencies, millions of people have… Continue reading

Engelbert Humperdink Croons for Britain at Eurovision 2012

Last night Engelbert Humperdink, the Anglo-Indian singer who has sold over 150 million records worldwide, represented the United Kingdom at Eurovision 2012. He sang a very moving ballad, which no doubt got all… Continue reading

H. M. Opens New Website Dedicated to her Great-Great-Grandmother’s Diaries

Queen Victoria, the only other monarch to celebrate a Diamond Jubilee, kept a personal diary of her thoughts and feelings throughout her lifetime. The collection of private journals has been carefully curated, and… Continue reading

Diamonds and Dynasties: Joan Collins Meets H. M. The Queen

Celebrated glamour icon Joan Collins, infamous for her fabulous┬ároles in The Bitch and Dynasty (as well as her entertaining Twitter feed), celebrated her birthday last night in London. Dressed to kill, and dripping… 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

Cucumber Sandwiches for Afternoon Tea

Nothing goes with afternoon tea quite like cucumber sandwiches, that old English classic. Light and refreshing, they are the perfect savoury snack in the summer. For making cucumber sandwiches you’re going to need… 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

Easy Afternoon Tea

There is nothing more splendid than enjoying afternoon tea on a wide, sloping lawn as the summer sunshine dapples the grass. While taking tea served to you on the lawns of a beautiful… Continue reading