Monthly Archives: July 2011

Zara and Mike’s Informal Family Wedding

With a minimum of royal pomp and pagentry, yesterday’s wedding between Zara Philips and rugby player Mike Tindall focused on family and informality. Family included the senior members of the royal family. Zara’s mother, the Princess Royal, arrived with her husband … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

30 Years Ago Today: Charles and Diana Wed

On July 29, 1981, Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer were married at London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral in perhaps the largest royal wedding the world has yet seen. The global television audience, estimated at 750 million viewers, breathed a collective … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Kate’s Snail Painting Worth Thousands

The snail painting created by the Duchess of Cambridge during the royal couple’s visit to Inner-City Arts in Los Angeles earlier this month has been estimated to be worth thousands of pounds by art expert Jeff Salmon. During their visit, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Queen Spooked by “Horrid” Dress Display

On Friday as the Queen and the Duchess of Cambridge previewed the Buckingham Palace exhibit featuring Kate’s wedding dress, a BBC video caught the Queen in an unguarded moment, calling the headless mannequin “horrible”. Many reports at first thought the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Andrew Resigns as Trade Representative Over Scandals

After five months of increasing pressure, Buckingham Palace confirmed yesterday that Prince Andrew has resigned from his post as a UK trade envoy. Criticism started in March over Andrew’s work connections and personal friendships. Andrew was often seen in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Royal Family Preparing To Go “Under the Radar” For Summer Holidays

After a spring and summer jam-packed with royal events ranging from William and Kate’s wedding, to the Queen and Prince Philip’s milestone birthdays, to Trooping of the Colour, and to royal tours and garden parties, the royal family must be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Look Back: William and Kate’s Royal Tour

As the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge complete their last engagements in Los Angeles and prepare to return to the UK this afternoon, there is little question that the couple’s first overseas tour has been flawless. Through the many events … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment