Monthly Archives: October 2011

Historic Royal Reforms Announced at Commonwealth Meeting

Last week’s visit by the Queen to Australia was historic in many ways. Many voiced concerns that at her advanced age of 85, this could be her Majesty’s last visit down under, a sad but possible speculation. Another historic royal … Continue reading

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Kate Fills in for Charles: Her First Solo Royal Engagement

The Duchess of Cambridge made her first solo royal engagement filling in at a charity event for her father-in-law, the Prince of Wales. Charles was scheduled to attend a dinner to support In Kind Direct, a charity he founded in … Continue reading

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In Pictures: The Queen’s Australian Tour

As the Queen wraps up what could be her final tour of Australia, it is good to see the tour was obviously a source of excitement and joy for the Queen. Here are a few memorable moments:

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What’s in a name?

Historically, members of the extended royal family were commonly known by their titles and ancestry, rather than by a conventional last name. This lack of a last name is troublesome for the younger generation of today’s royals, who have adopted … Continue reading

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The Queen To Go Down Under

This week the itinerary for the Queen and Prince Philip’s upcoming royal tour to Australia was released amid rumors that due to her advancing age, this could be the Queen’s last visit to the country. The Telegraph reported that many … Continue reading

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Royal Dress Exhibit: The Final Tally Is In

As predicted, the exhibit featuring the wedding dress of the Duchess of Cambridge smashed previous attendance and revenue records for Buckingham Palace’s summer opening. After welcoming a record number of visitors by early September, Buckingham Palace projected final attendance would … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Busy Week for the Cambridges

Despite being “under the radar” since their return from touring Canada and the US in July, the number of small news stories released this week about William and Kate has taken a dramatic upturn. Surely no one can forget the … Continue reading

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