To mark National New Hat Day, I thought I'd try this one out. I was tempted by a solid-gold-studded-with-exquisite-gems affair, but decided cotton was more practical.
My twelfth annual video slide-show of the year.
BBC: King Charles: New royal cypher revealed Call me biased, but the letters R and C compliment each other so well. (But don’t call me Arsey, and don’t call the Charles formerly known as Prince the Bling King.)
Until further notice, out of respect for the late queen, Jen and I will not be listening to any Phil Collins albums. However, to mark Her Majesty’s long life, and years of dedicated service to the nation, this evening we cooked haddock and leek fishcakes. Thank you, ma’am.
BBC: Prince Andrew settles US civil sex assault case So, that’s the end of that for the nonce. Phew! I’m very relieved. With Prince Andrew’s popularity soaring once again, now would seem the perfect time to scoop all the dripping out of our commemorative black and white Fergie & Andy wedding mug and put it… Continue reading Undisclosed sum
Change needed to tackle climate crisis, says woman with four kids, three castles, two houses, and a palace.
BBC: Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre on Maxwell arrestA US woman who says she was brought to Britain aged 17 to have sex with Prince Andrew has said he “should be panicking” following the arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell. Panicking, maybe, but certainly not sweating.
Me: Do you reckon the Queen’s cutting her own hair at the moment? Jen: I thought she always did.
BBC: In full: The Sussexes' statement and the Buckingham Palace responseThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a statement saying they intend to step back as senior members of the Royal Family. (See what I did, there?)