Not even 2 months since the Royal Wedding in Luxembourg of HGD Prince Guillaume and his wife Stéphanie, Comtesse de Lannoy, the Grand Ducal family has been announced today, 13 Dec, that the 2nd son of Grand Duke Henri, Prince Félix is engaged... Continue reading →
Day 2 of the Royal Baby fever Future King or Queen Thanks to the Commonwealth countries (Hurrah! Commonwealth pride!) and the UK Government, the new succession law has been passed. Whether the Royal Baby be born male or female, he... Continue reading →
There’s Royal Baby fever! After months (a year?) of speculation (thank you tabloids :/), the official announcement finally came from St James’ Palace today: The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant. Though I am elated, I feel that it came as... Continue reading →
Those of us craving period dramas are in luck in 2013 (when The Borgias S3 returns, as well as The Paradise S2) with the new 10-part series based on Philippa Gregory‘s The White Queen. It appears that The Red Queen –... Continue reading →
CONGRATULATIONS Luxembourg on your new Hereditary Grand Duchess! CONGRATULATIONS to HGD Guillaume on your marriage to your lovely bride! Today, on 20 October 2012, the Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg married Stephanie, Countess of Lannoy. The religious wedding ceremony took... Continue reading →
Today, on 19 October 2012, the Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg, age 30, married Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy of Belgium, age 28, in a civil ceremony. Countess Stéphanie wore a Chanel outfit, somewhat reminiscent of the Diana, Princess of Wales’... Continue reading →
Date: Sun, 3 June, 2012 Time: 6:30-10:30am PST Live broadcaster: CBC I’d thought perhaps I could watch the Diamond Jubilee prior to going to church for the 11am service. I was incredibly tired – I am not a morning person... Continue reading →
Diamond Jubilee - 5 June
I awoke at 2am PST, just in time to see Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie enter St Paul's. I'd meant to wake up at 1:15 to give myself some time before CBC's live broadcast at 1:30. I'd slept a few minutes before 1 and had, in fact, woken up at 1:15. No sooner as I'd turned off my alarm, I went back to sleep - then jolted myself awake at 2! I frantically rushed to my laptop on my desk, yanked it to my bed (so that I may stay warm) and quickly clicked around CBC to find the live stream. Must say it was rather difficult to find - but I'm glad I didn't miss anything important.
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- Queen Elizabeth wins for best colour - mint green. I don't know why but I really like today's choice!
- Prince Charles wins for best dressed gentleman
- Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, wins for best dress (by McQueen). Did not like Kate's hat/fascinator - the flower is odd-looking and is too big.
- Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall wins for worst hat (don't know why she insists on massive hats or fascinators that cover her hair and practically dominate her) and outfit (the 'gold' seems to outshine the Queen)
What: Petition for Prince William’s and Kate Middleton’s privacy – no to paparazzi Who: YOU! To “royalists/monarchists“: We don’t want a repeat of Lady Di’s tragic end, do we? To “anti-monarchists“: Sick of reading about the royal family? Get the... Continue reading →