Tag Archives: Britain

On Pleasure Bent Again: British Airways Club World Rhapsody

For the record, British Airways isn’t paying me. They are not (yet!)sponsors of The Anglophile Channel. They haven’t promised me an upgrade. I am a budget traveler and careful with my spending. What’s well worth some extravagance? For what do … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II Becomes The Longest Reigning Monarch in British History

Queen Elizabeth II, the woman who was never meant to be Queen, today reached a milestone in her reign becoming the longest reigning monarch in British history. At 17:30 BST The Queen had reigned for 23,226 days, 16 hours and … Continue reading

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The Queen Hosts Order of Merit Luncheon

Today The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, hosted a lunch for members of the Order of Merit at Windsor Castle. The Order of Merit is a special honour awarded to individuals of great achievement in the fields of … Continue reading

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Prince William in Japan: Day Two “Innovation Is GREAT” [Speech]

The Duke of Cambridge began his second day in Japan by paying his respects and laying a wreath at Hodogaya Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Yokohama, about 9 km west of Tokyo. His Royal Highness was accompanied by the Defence Attaches … Continue reading

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Prince William Begins Three-Day Visit to Japan

Prince William began a three-day visit to Japan today arriving at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport. This royal visit to China and Japan is meant to promote UK relations with both countries and there is no better ambassador to do that than Prince … Continue reading

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Ode to a Christmas Cracker

Ode To A Christmas Cracker  By Lady Elyse   Cracker thou art not to blame I was misled by your name Not festive fun that pops and splits ‘Cause I mistook you for a Ritz…. It was the late 1980’s … Continue reading

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