Posts tagged ‘Queen’

July 28, 2012

Olympics Open

Wow! Innovative, inspiring, celebratory, surreal, humorous, the words go on….

Danny Boyle’s imagination and story telling of British history was spectacular.

read more »

Advertisements
June 14, 2012

The Snooping Charter

The so called “Snooping Charter” will be announced in next month’s Queen’s Speech to heighten surveillance on the British public in a definitive aim to bring down crime such as paedophile rings and terrorism.

 

 

 

 

 

 

read more »

June 6, 2012

The Queen’s Izzat

During the fabulous Jubilee Weekend the Queen delighted all, even the most hardened Republicans – no one could resist her charm.  Looking incredibly elegant and glamorous she must have had so much fun dressing up in her dazzling embellished dresses.

A South Asian tradition for women is that we must all carry a scarf when leaving the house as it protects our izzat or honour.  

read more »

May 31, 2012

British Bunting

Bunting is so popular in Britain, I wonder if anywhere else in the world use it unanimously as we do. The red, white and blue flags are parading high streets, side streets, mews and closes  as people prepare to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee.

read more »

May 21, 2012

The Queen Does Not Sweat

The Queen does not sweat – says her dress designer Stewart Parwin on the front pages of the Sunday Times. It was an odd place to discuss something as personal as her Majesty’s body odour, but the amusing article suggested this to be the reason why she avoids looking flustered or creased.

It must help as sweating whilst on a public parade could be really off putting for both you and your fans.

read more »

January 16, 2012

Royal Yacht For The Queen?

Did nobody tell Michael Gove MP that we are in a recession so £60m of public money to pay for a Royal Yacht may not go down well.

Or maybe we do have the money….

read more »

August 11, 2011

Queen Victoria and Prince Abdul?

As you all know, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert made a fine couple and named a thousand pubs along the way, but did you know she had a strong “friendship” with an Indian man 40 years her junior and who was her servant called Abdul Karim?  Queen Vic took a liking to her cute servant

read more »

April 30, 2011

Step Up

Like 2 billion people around the world, I watched the Royal Wedding yesterday, elegant bride, beautiful dress yada yada, great event and so on.  The person I was most impressed with was the Queen in her high heels.

How impressive is it that the Queen is in her eighties and still rocks heels? 

read more »

April 10, 2011

Drama Queen

Dear Diary,

My dad is addicted to Indian soaps and if allowed, he would watch the episodes and then the reruns. Since retirement, he seems to live out his life with these soaps. Apart from the news, he doesn’t watch any other channels until recently. We banned Zee TV!

read more »