Princess Alexandra: The Royal Family's Unsung...
The recent illness that struck Princess Alexandra of Kent left her with no choice but to cancel all her engagements until the end of May. For someone who’s been dedicating her life for the service of others and for the support of the Crown, it must be pretty sad point in her life. Just recently, the Princess was reportedly struck with polymyalgia rheumatic (PMR), an inflammation of the muscles...
Remembering Queen Adelaide
A famous city in Australia was named after her. She was Queen Victoria’s favorite aunt, too, and all Britons adored her when she was alive. Yet, Queen Adelaide is seldom mentioned today. The pious queen, however, never wanted attention for herself. In fact, her sisters in law, the scandal-ridden Queen Caroline and the overbearing Duchess of Kent, attracted more attention than she does during...
Queen Elizabeth II skips Commonwealth meeting :...
Her steadfast presence for over half a century has been given us that feeling that everyone is going to be alright. I may not be Briton, but each time I take a look at Queen Elizabeth II and all that she stand for, I really find it difficult to separate her continuity and the fact that her presence means that no chaos will ever stand a chance of lasting, that everything will fall back into its...
The recent illness that struck Princess Alexandra of Kent left her with no choice but to cancel all her engagements until the end of May. For someone who’s been dedicating her life for the service of others and for the support of the Crown, it must be pretty sad point in her life. Unlike other attention-seeking members of the royal family, Princess Alexandra has been happy to performing her duties...
Queen Beatrix abdicates, King Willem-Alexander...
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates. His son, King Willem-Alexander succeeds. More than 200,000 people flocked in front of the royal palace to show support. Last night, royals from all over the world gathered to attend the farewell banquet. Royal Splendor, your one-stop source of any and everything about royalty, brings you our latest coverage of the beloved queen’s departure from the...
How Barbara Stanwyck made a multi-million dollar...
Barbara Stanwyck was one of the leading ladies of Hollywood’s Golden Age. She was a glittering figure and a dazzling image. Yet, her early life was far from grand. At three, she was orphaned and later in life, she would say, “I just wanted to survive and eat and have a nice coat.” Her childhood was so full of “struggle, confusion and pain,” in the words of her biographer Axel Madsen, “but she...
Kay Francis and Her Million-dollar fortune
Kay Francis was one of the most glamorous and popular stars of the 1930s. But behind her clotheshorse reputation, Kay Francis was also one of the most money-wise actresses ever to grace the silver screen.When she died, she was worth over a million dollars. http://celebrityentrepreneurs.blogspot.com/2013/03/how-kay-francis-frugality-earned-her.html
Barbara Stanwyck and her millions
Barbara Stanwyck was born poor but she never let poverty hindered her from achieving success. Ever the hard working celebrity, she was also frugal and invested her earnings in various financial ventures. When she turned fifty, she was already a millionaire. http://celebrityentrepreneurs.blogspot.com/2013/03/barbara-stanwyck-and-her-millions.html
What is Pleural Effusion?
A lot of people think that pleural effusion is a type of disease. No. it’s not. It’s actually a complication caused by a disorder. Pleural mesothelioma is one of the reasons why a person manifests pleural effusion. Heart failure, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, tuberculosis, and malignancies or tumors also trigger the occurrence of this condition. Read more here
As members of the Royal Family and in our public life, The Duke and I have the...– HRH The Duchess of Gloucester (Birgitte/Princess Richard) More news and stories about the British royal family here http://royal-splendor.blogspot.com/
There’s this phrase, ‘it’s not fair’. My children used to say it when they were...– Princess Michael in an interview with “Hello!”, 2006. (via princessmichaelofkent)