Tag Archive: the royal family

How to wear as many diamonds as possible and still look stylish

Wearing fine jewellery is an art form, and the most challenging aspect of this skill is learning how many items you can carry off in one ensemble. Queen Mary, the wife of King… Continue reading

Queen Victoria’s Crown

Queen Victoria’s Small Crown, designed in 1870, will be on display this summer in London. As part of the celebrations for the Diamond Jubilee, the Queen has released a large selection of her… Continue reading

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

Rare King Edward VII Postbox

I spotted this little beauty at Cambridge railway station, and just had to share it with you all. It’s located near to the exit of the station in the wall. I have to… Continue reading

Zara Phillips Rides High Kingdom in Cross-Country Event at London 2012

Ms Phillips successfully put High Kingdom through his paces today as they completed the cross-country equestrian event in under nine minutes, despite the cheers from the crowd being so loud that they drowned… 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

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

My Day Seeing The Queen in Nottingham

Decisions, decisions… The whole of Nottingham was abuzz with excitement earlier this week, anticipating H.M.’s visit on Wednesday morning. The Queen was scheduled to arrive in the Market Square before meeting and greeting… Continue reading

Prince Philip Out of Hospital

Prince Philip, who was taken ill during the Diamond Jubilee weekend, has now recovered and has been released from hospital. I’m sure I speak for everyone when I say that we are all… Continue reading