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The Earls of Rosse + Birr Castle Parsonstown

Offaly Grand | King’s County

It’s funny how many Irish terraced houses are painted jolly colours (their quoins often highlighted in even brighter hues) while country houses are usually grey. 509 more words

Lavender's Blue

The Crown

Netflix produced an outstanding original entitled “The Crown”.  It follows the child Elizabeth and her sister Margaret, to Elizabeth’s marriage, her father King George’s death, and her coronation.   265 more words


Hat From the Past

 twenty-two years ago today to a service held at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of WWII.  Princess Margaret wore a yellow hat with wide brim and tall crown, swathed in a frothy cloud of tulle. 9 more words

Vintage: Hats From The Past

British Culture: Danny La Rue – A Fabulous Life In Drag – UK Super Star Female Impersonator!

Danny La Rue passed away 31/05/09. He will be sorely missed by everyone who met him. Danny La Rue was the biggest, and highest paid star in the U.K. 212 more words

Royal Trouper

Margaret stands in for her big sister
at the Sovereign’s Parade at Sandhurst.
She would rather dance to her transistor
radio than stand stiff, with flu unnursed, 109 more words

The Unnecessary War of the Snowdons

Today marks the anniversary of the announcement of Princess Margaret’s engagement to Antony “Tony” Armstrong-Jones, the photographer, who passed away earlier this year. Their marriage would famously end in divorce in 1978, the first for a senior member of the royal family in the House of Windsor, ironic only in that Tony would also be the first commoner in 400 years to marry a monarch’s daughter. 2,575 more words

The House Of Windsor

Blog Sitting Special at Midnight - Writer in Residence - Paul Andruss - Of Cabbages and Kings

My thanks to Paul for providing such wonderful posts for the Blog Sitting project.  Tonight an exclusive article for the blog that sheds light on some of the most unfortunate and sometimes fatal consequences of belonging to a Royal family. 1,113 more words

Paul Andruss