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The Royal Wedding(s)

1 May

Rather than offer my own view of the most recent royal wedding – although it was lovely, wasn’t it? – I thought it might be nice to direct you all to some rather fine posts from elsewhere on royal weddings throughout history. Great lazy Sunday reading for those in the mood for pomp and pageantry.

Madame Guillotine (updated: also this glorious new post on 29/4/11)

Duchess of Devonshire

Oh, go on – a couple of Catherine and William posts then too:

Enchanted Serenity of Period Films

The British Monarchy’s Flickr

XCity (written by yours truly)

And a link to some great royal wedding gifs I found:

Twitter links

What was your favourite part of the wedding?


John Phwoar-ton is back!

10 Feb

Hot off the press: Richard Armitage will be back on our screens in a new series of Strike Back on Sky. With this and his role in the upcoming Hobbit movie, his legion of fans (including us!) will have a lot to look forward to….

Ok, this was basically an excuse to post the dreamy pic above….

(Spooks fans should look at my other blog here for more Armitage-y goodness).

Doctor Downton

30 Jan

Image courtesy of

Everyone’s favourite Earl, Hugh Bonneville, will be starring in the new series of Doctor Who, according to the BBC. He will be playing a Pirate Captain in an unknown episode of the series which is due to air in the UK in the spring.

Fans of the actor should follow him on Twitter: @hughbon