Quiz: Which Royal Are You?

A picture of a cat wearing a Royal crown.

Got your crown handy? Place it on carefully … and then find out which member of the Royal Family you are. This week, many of us across Australia observed the Queen’s birthday. Generally, this means a day off work and school. Or, in other words, a ‘royal’ long weekend—yay! We hope you were able to […]

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Unusual royal names

Prince and princess

Today we were excited to hear about the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Which got me thinking… here in Australia, the last two sets of royal pairings that had us hooked were Prince William and Catherine Middleton, and Prince Frederik (Crown Prince of Denmark) and “Our” Mary Donaldson. Catherine and Mary. Beautiful monikers that […]

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Hooked on royals! Why are we addicted to royalty?

Image: AFP- John Stilwell

Ever wondered why far-flung royals adorn our magazine covers? Why punters risk gaining or losing significant amounts of cash betting on the new royal baby’s hair colour? Does your mum still treasure her commemorative plate of Charles and Di’s wedding? With the Queen’s Birthday long weekend coming up (and recently gone for our readers across the Tasman Sea), […]

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Hooked on royals. Why are we obsessed with royalty?

Image: Chris Jelf/Kensington Palace via Getty Images

Why do royals adorn our magazine covers? Why do punters risk gaining or losing significant amounts of cash betting on the new royal baby’s hair colour? Does your mum still keep her commemorative plate of Charles and Di’s wedding? Our obsession with royalty surpasses their actual political powers and influence over our day-to-day lives. So why does our […]

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Raising Royalty – They’re just like us!

Matt Porteous/Handout via AP

From the moment young George arrived on the scene in 2013, Kate and Wills were determined to raise their children to be as “normal” as possible. In a 2016 interview, William said, “I’m a new father, and I take my duties and my responsibilities to my family very seriously… I want to bring my children up […]

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