Tag Archive: the royal family

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 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

British Stars of 2011

The Dowager Countess of Grantham has graced our screens once again this year, and her pithy, witty and catty remarks have had us chuckling for hours: While we take a look back at… Continue reading

H. M. The Queen’s Christmas Broadcast, 2011

It’s something of a British tradition for the monarch to address the country on Christmas day at 3 o’clock, and this year’s message from The Queen considered the importance of family, friends and… Continue reading

All I Want for Christmas Is… Liz Taylor’s La Peregrina Pearl Necklace

The auction of the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor’s jewellery at Christie’s, New York, raised a staggering $115 million (£75 million) this week, the proceeds of which will go towards her charitable foundations. The… Continue reading

How to look stylish while wearing as much fine jewellery as possible, by H.M. The Queen

Last night H. M. hosted a state banquet at Buckingham Palace in honour of the Turkish President’s three-day visit. The Queen raised a toast in honour of her guest, but I would rather… Continue reading

Royally star-struck

Today’s papers are showcasing a newly-released photograph of Liz Taylor and the Queen Mother. This is an enchanting shot of two icons of British style, and it seems that Hollywood royalty was captivated by the… Continue reading

Post Boxes in Blue

Regular readers may well remember my post about how important the red post box is for remembering British history (with a quick guide on how to spot them), but it has come to… Continue reading

An Historic Day for Women and Queens

Today is the day that we hear the death toll for male primogeniture dominating the line of succession to the throne throughout the whole of the Commonwealth. As H.M. The Queen addressed the… Continue reading