God Save the Queens

Queen Elizabeth II looking regal in her regalia

Today Queen Elizabeth II overtakes her great great grandmother, Queen Victoria, as the longest reigning monarch of Britain.  The Queen isn’t doing anything in particular to celebrate.  It’s business as usual for her, opening the New Scottish Borders Railway.  And why should she celebrate?  It’s not a competition.  But it is a milestone. As with […]

Queen Charlotte and the Princesses Charlotte

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge

Little sweet Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge is just a few weeks old and after the global media frenzy around her birth, sadly for us we probably won’t see her again until her christening.  Mum, Dad, and princess are tucked away in Norfolk in their Anmer Hall residence.  Lots of speculation has been made about […]

International Women’s Day

International Womans Day 2015

Today is the 104th International Women’s Day.  The first ever Women’s Day was held in New York in 1909 and was organised by the Socialist Party of America.  Over the decades, more and more countries have decided to observe the holiday.  In some parts of the world, the holiday is a celebration of women’s economic, political, […]