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The Relevance of the Royal Family in the Modern World

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 26, 2020 4:43:12 PM



The British Royal Family is one of the world’s oldest monarchies, steeped in hundreds of years of closely-guarded tradition, bloodlines and – during some periods – bloodshed.

But the British monarchy is distinctly unusual in having thrived during the 20th and 21st centuries – when so many others have fallen by the wayside – to become one of the most respected and celebrated families in the world. The British Royals quite literally and deliberately reinvented themselves to remain relevant.

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Topics: True Royalty, Monarchy, Jessica Fellowes

Royal Moments: When a Polar Bear lived at the Tower of London

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 20, 2020 4:38:51 AM


The UK is famous for being a nation of pet lovers, which usually means owning a dog, a cat or – if you’re very lucky – a horse. Some of us may even know an animal enthusiast who has taken things to the next level by getting themselves a veritable pack of dogs, or accumulating a clowder of cats.

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Topics: Monarchy, Tower of London