Tag Archive: olympics

The Queen’s Speech

Well, 2012 has been a cracker. In this broadcast, H. M. looks back on her Diamond Jubilee celebrations and our success at the Olympics. Enjoy! Advertisements

Royal Mothers, Daughters, and Granddaughters at the Olympics

An unusual historic moment occurred as the Queen opened the London 2012 Olympics, as she became the first reigning monarch to open a second Olympic competition in her lifetime. In 1976 Elizabeth II,… Continue reading

A motivational song for Team GB (and the USA, too):

The Olympics Medal Table… Team GB ROCK!

I’m posting this just because… Team GB are making us all even prouder to be British. Keep going guys and girls, we’re completely behind you all the way! And kudos to the USA,… Continue reading

British Humour at the Olympics

An Olympic volunteer has become an overnight internet sensation for her dry sense of humour as she volunteers her time for the Olympics. Olympic volunteers are stationed near the entrances to the olympic… Continue reading

Team GB Take Olympic Silver in Team Eventing Jumping at London 2012

The British equestrian team, Zara Phillips, Nicola Wilson, William Fox-Pitt, Mary King, and Tina Cook, fought it out with New Zealand to secure the silver medal for the sceptred isle in the team… Continue reading

Zara Phillips Rides High Kingdom at London 2012

Zara Phillips, the granddaughter of the Queen and daughter of Princess Anne, is competing today in the Olympics. Ms Phillips is riding her horse, High Kingdom, in both the individual and team dressage… 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