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Display Review : Snowdon: A Life in View at the National Portrait Gallery (26 Sep 2014 - 21 Jun 2015)

The National Portrait Gallery has opened a gallery display which includes  portraits by Lord Snowdon from the 1950s to the 1990s, the 30 black-and-white portraits are part of the 130 original prints recently gifted to the Gallery. 659 more words


Hat From The Past

  On this day in 1971, Princess Margret and the Earl of Snowdon were photographed at Heathrow airport, about to embark on a trip to Canada. Princess Margret’s fuzzy white hat with halo brim would have been right on trend with early 1970s fashion. 9 more words

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Princess Margaret

While attending a small dinner given in her honor during a visit to San Francisco in 1966, Princess Margaret was introduced to Barnaby Conrad. “You have a very English name,” the princess remarked. 42 more words


The royalty at the front

It’s always useful to be reminded of the essential stuffiness of the British establishment, as I was this week watching a documentary about the late Dusty Springfield. 347 more words


Best ways to walk out of a show; options when you're late

As the traditional performing arts season in Manhattan gets going, the New York Times ran two interesting articles today on best practices for walking out of a show, live or at the movies. 382 more words


August 21 in history

1192  Minamoto Yoritomo became Seii Tai Shōgun and the de facto ruler of Japan.

1680  Pueblo Indians captured Santa Fe from Spanish during the Pueblo Revolt… 554 more words


A brother's tale of bone-marrow donation

The call from Princess Margaret Hospital came on a morning in late January last year.

I was told I was a match for a bone-marrow transplant for my older brother, Jim, and asked if I was willing. 1,254 more words

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