On June 21, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall met with Burmese opposition leader and Nobel Peace laureate, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, at Clarence House in London.
During her visit with the prince and the duchess, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, had a private meeting with the royals then “… planted a tree in the garden at Clarence House.” Today, she was at Westminster Hall where she was “…greeted by applause when she was introduced to MPs and peers…”Click here to read more about her speech to Parliament.
If you are interested in learning more about the life of Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi as well as about the situation in Burma please click the links below:
On June 21, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh along with Their Royal Highnesses the Princess Royal, Princess Beatrice of York and Princess Eugenie of York attended the third day of Royal Ascot. Also in attendance was the Duchess of Cambridge’s lovely mother, Ms. Carole Middleton.
And, once again, on the fourth day of Royal Ascot, Her Majesty along with the duke attended the races with other members of the royal family.
Click the links below to watch videos as well as to view photos.
On June 23, 2012, the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California will finally open the highly anticipated exhibition, Fabergé: Imperial Jeweler to the Tsars.
Also, on opening day, beginning at 1:30 PM, there will be a lecture from Dr. Mally, Professor of History, Emeritus, from the University of California, Irvine. During the lecture, Dr. Mally will:
… examine the famous Russian jeweler, Carl Fabergé, and how he established his global reputation during the reigns of Russia’s last two tsars… Dr. Mally [will also] explore how we can use Fabergé’s work as a way to understand the social, political, and cultural upheaval that eventually led to the end of the Russian empire.
If you happen to live in southern California or will be visiting the area why not visit this special exhibition? It ends on January 6, 2013. 🙂
For more information about the exhibition as well as how to purchase tickets please click here and here.
On June 21, 2012, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco arrived at crappy LAX airport (from Charles de Gaulle in France). Accompanying the princess was her brother, Gareth, and his beautiful girlfriend, Roisin.
It is unknown how long the sweet princess will be in my hometown; nonetheless, I hope she has a great time whilst in City of Angels!