Regarding the Royals

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Royal tour of India and Bhutan has dominated our news headlines this week.  Certainly, the tour is a colorful display; worth a look as we, at home, splosh through a showery April. All has been impeccably planned and well choreographed; the organizers should be very pleased (we're not hearing the wrinkles and rankles). Scrutinized … Continue reading Regarding the Royals


The Art of the Political Wife

Political wives may be easy pickings for a joke or two in the press but the death last week of Nancy Reagan, the recent new series release of the House of Cards on Netflix, and the high profile campaigning of Mrs Clinton in the US, give us a real reason to look at the role of the spouse … Continue reading The Art of the Political Wife

In a beige world – we all need Carmen

Think Carmen; think feisty, sexy, hot-headed diva.  A woman living on her emotions. She's infamous as a femme fatale; her seductive power leading directly to the damnation of every man fool enough to believe she can belong to him. But she is also is a lot more. Her Spanishness, her cultural background, her Gypsy soul give her … Continue reading In a beige world – we all need Carmen