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Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday.....

The Queen celebrates two birthdays. Her actual birthday is 21 April, this year she will be 90.  The Queen’s official birthday is second Saturday in June. 436 more words

Open Post

Since this is our last open post (I’ll be back on Wednesday), I saved a corker of a hat to accompany it. On this day in 1970, Princess Anne was touring Australia and chose this John Boyd design to wear to a garden party in Brisbane. 73 more words

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Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner

Hotel du Lac has sat meekly on my shelf since being appropriated from my parents a few years after it won the Booker Prize in 1984. 351 more words

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Day 4 of Cheltenham Festival

The final day of the Cheltenham Festival was again attended by members of the British Royal Family. Princess Anne repeated her cream straw hat with feather encrusted upturned brim, feather trim at the side and wide silk sash around the base of the crown. 282 more words

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Day 3 of Cheltenham Festival

The third day of the Cheltenham Festival saw bright skies and attendance by two of the Queen’s grandchildren and their spouses. Zara Phillips Tindall wore her third new hat in as many days, this time a grey velour felt percher with round base and soaring feather trim. 231 more words

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Zara Phillips signs with GPA SPORT

GPA Press Release: 

The British eventing star will now ride with GPA First Lady helmets. It’s a great honor for our team to work with such a rider. 269 more words


Day 2 of Cheltenham Festival

The second day of the Cheltenham Festival was attended by Princess Anne and Zara Phillips Tindall, both of whom wore dark blue hats. Princess Anne repeated a trilby with extended brim that looks to be in remarkably good shape despite its age (more than 20 years). 184 more words

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