Tag Archives: Royal Family

Prince Philip and the islanders who worship him as a god.

Most people know who Prince Philip is.  He’s held in quite high esteem and perhaps even loved for his politically incorrect remarks and insults and fiery Greek temper.  However, outside of Buckingham Palace there is no where quite on earth … Continue reading

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Why does the Queen have 2 birthdays?

Today  Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 90th birthday.   Reaching 90 years of age is reason enough to celebrate for any of us but this is the second time the Queen has reached 90 as she also had … Continue reading

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Royal Feasts through the ages

Yesterday I had the good fortune of being allowed inside the banquet house of King William III at Hampton Court.  A building big enough to house many of the hoi-polloi but a mere dot on the huge expanse which is Hampton … Continue reading

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Prince Philip – Consort, sailor, charity patron, buffoon and god! 100 Prince Philip gaffes.

Everyone knows that HRH Queen Elizabeth II is the Head of State for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Less well known is her husband HRH the Duke of Edinburgh or simply Prince Philip as he is … Continue reading

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Is Putin like Hitler?

It’s the question that everyone has been talking about recently.  It’s possibly what even more people have been thinking to themselves. Is Putin acting like Hitler? Putin has on more than one occasion said the fall of the Soviet Union … Continue reading

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My First Guided Tour: Windsor Castle

Regular readers may be aware that over the last few months I have been working on setting up my own personal and private guided tours company.  It has been a long arduous but also frequently fun road setting up a … Continue reading

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The Royal Gun Salutes For The Baby Prince

Following on from my blog post yesterday, I thought I thought some people may be interested in seeing the gun-salutes in central London yesterday. Gun salutes can be fired from land or on the sea and are a traditional sign … Continue reading

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