It was a historic week in the royal world with the passing of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Although not unexpected, it feels as if the world did change under our feet in one moment. The Duke was not only the loyal consort of the Queen and a public servant of great magnitude; but… Continue reading Hofdame Bits and Bobs
Here's hoping those who celebrate had a lovely Easter weekend. We had some beautiful springlike weather here, so for those who are tired of me complaining about winter, here is your reprieve. Do we have any London-based Baguettes with slightly flexible schedules? We have an opportunity for someone with an interest in history, royals and… Continue reading Hofdame Bits and Bobs
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Thank you to our Baguette Avery - who posted some photos on Bits for those who missed them - and to Prisma on Twitter for bringing this event to our attention. It ties in beautifully with the post yesterday on the Imperial Palace by Marina J. The Japanese Imperial Family attended the Ceremony of the… Continue reading Random Royaling – Japanese New Year Celebrations
Our guest blogger Marina has given us a wonderful view into the world of the Japanese royals and Imperial Palace. Enjoy! "Ohayou!"- Good Morning! The floating torii (gate) of the Itsukushima Shrine Welcome! Welcome to a three-part series on the Imperial Palace of Japan. The green island of tranquility, surrounded by a moat, within the… Continue reading Royal Rooms – Japanese Imperial Palace