Monthly Archives: May 2012

Happy Diamond Jubilee Weekend!

For weeks I’ve been trying to come up with a topic for the Diamond Jubilee weekend. After mulling over what the Jubilee means and why it’s important, I finally decided to leave it to the lovely people at the BBC, … Continue reading

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Steeped in History and Tradition: The State Opening of Parliament

As with other royal rituals, the annual State Opening of Parliament contains all of the pageantry the public has come to expect, including horse drawn carriages, jeweled crowns and regal processions. The significance of this ceremony is that it is … Continue reading

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