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Charles - the heart of a king

Charles : the heart of a king by Catherine Mayer.

This is an unauthorised biography of the Prince of Wales, and received both publicity on it’s recent publication and considerable backlash from Clarence House. 536 more words

Biography And Travel

Lynton Lamb's Orient Line designs

It is so often the way that in the name of progress, much of what once was is now lost. So it was with great fortune that in 1988 Australian National Maritime Museum staff were able to work together with developers to salvage part of Sydney’s rich maritime history.  760 more words

From The Collection

How 'Batman's butler' Michael Caine almost got in trouble with the queen

Michael Caine is one of the quickest wits in films, and his cheeky mouth almost got him in hot water with the Queen of England. 255 more words


'Rayne Shoes for Stars' Exhibit to Open in London

British heritage brand Rayne Shoes — which has outfitted women from Marlene Dietrich to Brigitte Bardot to Queen Elizabeth II — will be in the spotlight this week at the Fashion & Textile Museum in London. 185 more words

Celebrity Style

Queen Decides to End Slavery on Her Royal Estates

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Never before has Her Majesty paid her servants a living wage in spite of union demands for fair pay from the monarch. She has slipped from the top 300 on the rich list, but this does not mean that the recession has been tough for her. 62 more words

Social Justice

Ontario Mennonites and British Royalty

Since today is Victoria Day, I thought it would be interesting to reflect on various ways Mennonites have thought about, and related to, the British crown. 591 more words