: ' Royal Family'

Coronation cock-ups

On the eve of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee here is the second part of CabbieBlog’s Coronation trivia: Regal rag on bone men Three families share the role of the Lord Great Chamberlain a title that has [...]

Crowns, coronets and coronations

It was, I think Cecil Rhodes who, without a trace of irony, stated: “Remember that you are an Englishman, and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life.” He might have said those words [...]

Kate’s a breath of fresh heir

After last weeks’ Royal Bash with a global audience estimated at two billion and at least one million lining the roads of London the lid has been firmly shut on republicanism again, at least for a [...]

Royal Wedding Cock-Ups

he bunting’s been put up; souvenir mugs purchased; we all have an extra day’s holiday; and all the participants have been practising for months. So what could possible go wrong? Well, if the track records of [...]