Tag Archive: Politics

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

Farewell, Iron Lady

Today we said goodbye to one of the most iconic women of the twentieth century, someone who changed British society forever. I think I’ll always remember her as the woman who ended the… Continue reading

Happy Commonwealth Day!

Happy Commonwealth day to all my readers! To mark the occasion, H. M. has put together a cracking speech. Due to her current ill-health, the Queen hasn’t recorded a video of this year’s… Continue reading

A Study in Sherlock

So far in Murdoch Mysteries, we have seen a pleasant picture of the loveable and law-abiding city of Toronto, a place where Detective Murdoch’s reputation for catching killers has led him to being… Continue reading

Already addicted to Murdoch Mysteries

I have fallen for this show in a big way. It has so much going for it – vintage clothing, the age of invention, mysterious crimes, and Mounties. The wardrobes remind us of… Continue reading

Welcome to Queen Elizabeth Land

Yesterday the Queen was invited to attend a cabinet meeting, a weekly gathering of the top politicians in the UK and hosted at 10 Downing Street. British monarchs, who traditionally don’t get involved… 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