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If you study maps, you’ll see that there are many places around the world named for members of royal families. Learn the who, where, and why of royal nomenclature in this series. We begin with Antarctica, a frozen landmass at the southernmost tip of the Earth. Antarctica hosts many hardy research scientists representing various countries from around the world. Norway… Read More
Got to love this diamond maple leaf brooch. This dazzler was passed down from Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother to Queen Elizabeth II. During the summer of 1939, just before the outbreak of World War II, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth made a state visit to both Canada and the United States. It is a platinum and diamond breathtaker… Read More
I recently saw a small photographic exhibit about Russian ballet. Included among the photos and programs was none other than our own Princess Margaret with the Queen Mother. Not surprising, considering Margaret loved ballet. I spotted her photograph from across the room, immediately recognizing her signature coiffure. It was nice to be reminded of the lovely Margaret, younger sister of… Read More
The former King of Greece, Constantine II, has died at age 82. Constantine was the son of King Paul and Queen Frederica of Greece. As a young man, Constantine succeeded Paul and became, unbeknownst to him, the last king of his country. Greece was embroiled in continual political strife. Some of Constantine’s predecessors had to live in exile as he… Read More
Growing up Wales: Prince William is shown with his parents at his debut outside the hospital in 1982. He is the 3rd grandchild for Queen Elizabeth II. And now, in a video that is sure to make you teary-eyed, the lifetime of brotherly banter and love that we saw for all those years.