9 surprise takeaways from the Harry & Meghan documenta

January 24, 2023
B When I watched the Harry & Meghan documentary, I wasn't prepared for these surprise takeaways: He was the one who wanted out, not Meghan. She has been...

Institutional gaslighting: The way it works

December 19, 2022
You may or may not know that I had a 30+ year career in public relations, much of it involving high profile people or public companies seeking positive media...

How overplaying a royal hand is never smart

June 9, 2022
My husband and I watched a Netflix documentary on Queen Elizabeth II and her sister, Margaret, the other night. Margaret was long known to be a self-centered...

Of princes, fairy tales & mortality

July 25, 2013
Who doesn't love a good fairy tale?  Even as we grow up and realize how rarely they come true, most of us never lose our appreciation for the happy story, the...

London History: the young Queen Elizabeth II

June 17, 2013
Those royals are a hardy bunch! The Queen is celebrating her 60th year on the throne and Jubilee banners are everywhere. The first night I was home, I dreamed that I...

Home is where I store my suitcase

June 15, 2013
London was wonderful, chock-full of sights, sounds, smells, experiences.  Still, it was good to be home, even though it does seem like home is just where I store my...

London Memory: Horses, carriages & fairy tales

June 14, 2013
How many big cities have crossing lights for horses?  I don't know of any except London, do you?  This is in the Hyde Park area and never failed to make me smile. It...

Proof she got motherhood right

June 14, 2011
In the deep hours of the night, when I can't sleep, strange and random thoughts float around in my mind. The other night it was this:I admire that Prince William and...

After the royal wedding: random thoughts

April 30, 2011
Prince Harry cuts quite the figure. And Pippa has quite the figure. It's an unforgiving style that only a young woman in great shape could pull off. And she did. Pippa...

Kate’s evening dress

April 29, 2011
This is what she's wearing to the party tonight. She is such a beautiful young woman and I love the...

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