Dressing for a Regency Ball

How does one dress for a Regency Ball, Tea Dance, or Soirée? Not long after I started learning Regency Dance at the end of December 2016, I attended my first Regency ball in March 2017 (and a soirée in February...

Garden Party at Holyrood Palace

One year ago today I attended the Garden Party at the Palace of Holyroodhouse (Holyrood Palace) in Edinburgh. It would be the last Garden Party that The Duke of Edinburgh would attend with The Queen, as he had announced his retirement...

Attending the Royal Ascot

One year ago today (24 June) I had the privilege of attending the last day of the Royal Ascot in the Royal Enclosure. This was made possible through the Canadian High Commission. The popular five-day event attended by Royals and people...

Trooping the Colour at Horse Guards Parade

Every June, The Queen’s official birthday is celebrated through Trooping the Colour (TTC). This year’s Trooping the Colour falls on Saturday, 9 June 2018 and will be trooped by the Colour of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards. Founded in 1650, the...

Royal Wedding of Prince Harry & Meghan

Congratulations to TRH The Duke and Duchess of Sussex! On Saturday, 19 May, Prince Harry married Meghan (née Markle) in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Prior to the wedding, it was announced that they would be styled as TRH...

Keukenhof

Did you know that the best time see tulips (in the Netherlands) is in mid-April? Every year between mid-March to mid-May, the Keukenhof (literally ‘Kitchen Garden’ in Dutch) in Lisse is opened to the public with a different theme. This...