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Mrs Mountbatten Turns Over a New Leaf

A Writer’s Review of Alan Bennett’s The Uncommon Reader.

“Goes to the very heart of what literature does.”

ALAN Bennett has made a career out of writing about ordinary people, in fact he seems embroiled in a competition with himself to ‘out-ordinary’ his cast of characters who fade into the wallpaper, noticing the dust and fingerprints on the skirting board as they disappear.

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Prince William to Duke of Cambridge: staying relevant as a royal

The photo ops and the endless handshakes of the 2016 visit to Canada are all part of being a royal–a duty Prince William has said he takes very seriously. 266 more words


Katherine Kelly Is A Fan Of Doctor Who

In a Snapchat livestream for ClassKatherine Kelly revealed today that she is a fan of Doctor Who.

‘I see Doctor Who as a National Treasure’ – She said. 108 more words

Films & TV

Afternoon Tea with “His Lordship,” Glenn Guzi

Recently, the Port Authority’s Glenn Guzi received an honorary knighthood by the Order of the British Empire. Such honors do not occur every day, so Portfolio decided to ask Guzi a few questions to get a better handle on what this means.  642 more words

Canadians like Will and Kate, but don’t care that they’re visiting: poll

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Canada Saturday morning but fewer than half of Canadians will be watching Prince William and Kate explore the west coast, according to a new poll. 256 more words


Dents Coronation Glove Team

This photograph shows the team at the Dents glove factory in Worcester who made the glove worn by Queen Elizabeth II at her coronation ceremony in 1953. 140 more words

Social History

Queen Elizabeth II To Have A TV Drama About Her Life As Queen - Watch The Trailer For 'The Crown'

The Crown is an upcoming American-British television drama series based on the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

According to Netflix, “the story is said to follow  367 more words