Sunday, July 6, 2008

Ah, Those Royals!

I love the British Royal Family! As in, ALL of them. I am fascinated by the lifestyle and the history attached to them. Who knew they'd still exist, standing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to wave and smile to thousands of spectators every year during the Queens summer birthday? Well, I read an article on the Daily Mail about the auction of the items that once belonged to the late Queen Mother's page (who's late as well). The auction fetched around GBP 450,000 in total, a note from the Queen Mother asking for gin fetched GBP 16,000 and a portrait fetched GBP 30,000. Ah, Royal provenance! 

Read more about it here