The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

There have been so many programs on TV in Australia about the Jubilee, and catch-ups or replays on 7plus and YouTube, that I don’t intend to repeat them here. Besides. my cataracts are so bad now that it is difficult see what I am writing. So I decided to settle for a different approach. Below … Read more

Darren McGrady

Chef Darren McGrady was personal chef to Queen Elizabeth II, Diana, Princess of Wales and Princes’ William and Harry for fifteen years and has cooked for Presidents’ Ford, Reagan, Bush, Clinton and Bush. He is now a chef, author, culinary consultant, event planner and public speaker living in Dallas, Texas. I first came across Darren McGrady … Read more

Happy 95th Birthday

Official Photo of the Queen for her 95th birthday.

Today is the Queen’s 95th birthday. She was born at 2.40am on April 21, 1926, at 17 Bruton Street in Mayfair


The Queen at 92

Fleet Foxes again

I thought this might be a nice break fro the solemnity of Prince Philip’s funeral today. It is my second post featuring Fleet Foxes. Obviously this was recorded during COVID-19 times, and some members of the group were performing from home.  These performance are shown in black and white.

Vale Prince Philip

  It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.