Results tagged “Royal Family”
By John Biggs
I am what I call a "respectful republican". I cannot see any moral or political basis for having a monarchy, but I am not about to start a revolution, and I respect the work of the royals, given that we have them. It doesn't interest me much beyond that.
But something strange happened - I fleetingly observed the royal pageant, and saw a lot of the wall-to-wall media coverage of it, and I felt a shimmer of warmth through those, generally resistant, bones.
By Julia Gregory
The Queen picked the perfect day to visit an umbrella factory as the heavens opened an hour before she looked round Fulton's factory in Blackwall. In company with the Duke of Edinburgh, she visited the family run business, which was awarded the Royal Warrant for supplying her umbrellas in January this year.