Last week saw the accession of Felipe VI of Spain following the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos I after a 38 ½ year reign on the Spanish throne. With this development, combined with similar abdications in the Netherlands with Queen Beatrix, at the Vatican with Pope Benedict XVI, as well as with the King […]
Whenever Queen Elizabeth II is within a certain building or is traveling, a special flag known as the Royal Standard is usually not too far away.
The following is a guest post. Earlier today, Zara Phillips Tindall – the Queen’s eldest granddaughter – gave birth to a baby girl weighing 7 lbs, 12 oz. Her husband Mike Tindall was present at the birth, which took place the Royal Gloucestershire Hospital.
The following is a guest post. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, well, in England at least. Here in the States, a lot of us are in the middle of making plans for Thanksgiving, but in London, the Christmas season in already underway.
The following is a guest post. Prior to my first trip to Great Britain, I knew little about the architecture of the British Isles beyond castles. How much more do you need to know when you are a 14-year old girl? My mental catalog has expanded over the years, (as has my interest in how “real” people […]
The following is a guest post. After 94 days, the world got a chance to see the newest heir to the throne of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, dressed in heirloom finery and held by his beaming father, waved his arms at his ‘Great-Gran’ the Queen.
It was been three months since the birth of Prince George of Cambridge, and with the exception of the photo that was taken as the Duke and Duchess left the hospital and the photo that the Duchess’s father snapped, there has been on official photo released.