Tag: Queen Elizabeth II

Sir Tony Blair

Sir Tony Blair: Bloody Knight Of The Realm

Awards and honours bestowed by States or private committees, republican or monarchical, are bound to be corrupted by considerations of hypocrisy, racketeering and general, chummy disposition. From the Nobel Peace Prize to the range of eccentric and esoteric orders bestowed each year in Britain by Her Majesty, diddling and manipulating […]

Prince Philip

When Prince Philip Became A Monument

The student from Ghana was insistent. “I want to meet him.”  The stubborn, well-attired fool, groomed and keen to make a good impression, was attending the Senate House ceremony in Cambridge for honorary awardees.  He was not the only one.  In attendance on this warm June day in 2006 were […]