Tag Archives: Australia

Top Gear Thursday: ‘Top Gear’ Down Under

Sometimes life here in these United States is depressing. First, we carry the burden of empire (something with which our British cousins have more than a passing acquaintance).

Top Gear Thursday: The African Voyage Continues

Last week’s Top Gear was first of a two-part epic journey to Africa.

Royal Roundup: Prince Charles and Camilla Wrap Up Their Down Under Jubilee Tour

Prince Charles and Camilla have wrapped up their two-week whirlwind Diamond Jubilee tour of Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand.

‘Downton Abbey’ Has Gone Absolutely Potty!

Take a breather, Downton Abbey fans. Other than a display of flower power, there’s not a lot happening on the news front for your favorite TV period drama this week.

Royal Roundup: Controversy Over the Queen’s Australian Gifts

 

During the Queen’s trip Down Under last year, Australians demonstrated their overwhelming support for the monarchy and the royal family.

Royal Roundup: After Great Aussie Barbecue, Queen is Back Home

The Queen’s trip to Australia is over, and pundits everywhere are calling it a complete success on every level.

Royal Roundup: Historic Changes to Royal Succession Laws Approved

Leaders of the Commonwealth nations have unanimously approved sweeping changes in the succession of the British monarchy.

Royal Roundup: Kate Hosts Her First Solo Engagement

Filling in for her father-in-law Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cambridge performed her first official engagement on her own, a private reception for Kind Direct at Clarence House.

Royal Roundup: The Queen’s Not the Only Roving Royal

The Queen continues her 10-day Australian trip, but other members of the royal family are on the move as well.

Royal Roundup: The Queen Visits a Recovered Brisbane

So the question is: what to lead with?

Here are the choices: