Britain is a nation with one foot stuck firmly in the past. You only have to look at this year’s frenzy about Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s wedding to know that – even though its the 21st Century – we still love our Royal Family and the lashings of tradition…

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So, Princess Eugenie surprised us all and went for the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara!  Well, when you have so many royal tiaras to chose from – what’s a girl to do?! #firstworldproblems As we all know a girl can never have enough diamonds. That’s one of the reasons why, when…

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With the wedding of Princess Eugenie and her fiance Jack Brooksbank merely days away, its no surprise that magazines are wildly speculating about what the blushing bride will wear, including on her head. Yes, I too have fallen pray to tiara mania. While reviewing the many royal tiaras that Eugenie…

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When I started this blog, I always envisaged using it to share some of the more interesting stories from my family history research. Now, I know everyone’s definition of interesting varies, but trust me this first story is a right juicy one! Now this story begins with my husband, and…

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Last weekend I was lucky enough to pay a visit to the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. I’m a bit of a fan of the British Royal Family (this is a massive understatement) so to stand in the actual rooms where the Queen has breakfast and opens her Christmas presents was…

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