Lord Belmont In Northern Ireland

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Observations and experiences from a personal perspective. Writing about a wide variety of topics including The Monarchy, The Nobility, The Gentry, Heraldry, Pageantry, Heritage, Country Houses, The National Trust, Brackenber House School



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The Princess Royal is visiting Northern Ireland for two days.On Wednesday, 16th May, 2018, Her Royal Highness attended the annual Royal Ulster Agricultural Society's 150th Balmoral Show.

Belfast DL

on May 5, 2018

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY LIEUTENANTMrs Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle CBE, Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast,  has been pleased to appoint:-SELLAR, Very Rev Dr Francis PaulBelfastTo be a Deputy Lieutenant of the County Borough his Commissio...

New DLs

on Apr 30, 2018

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY LIEUTENANTSMr David Lindsay, Lord-Lieutenant of County Down, has been pleased to appointMiss Amanda Fiona C BLACKMORE, Greyabbey;Mr Noel LAMB, Downpatrick;Mrs Sara Caroline P C McCORKELL, Dromore;To be Deputy Lieutenants of the...

BBC iPlayer Abroad

on Apr 28, 2018

Regular readers shall be cognizant that I seldom broadcast my opinion via the medium of this blog nowadays.An issue, however, has caused me some irritation, viz. the ability, or inability, of BBC Licence Fee Payers to watch BBC iPlayer abroad, legiti...

Joyous News

on Apr 23, 2018

Today has been one of those special days in the British calendar of events, viz. the safe birth of a healthy new Prince of the United Kingdom; and two new appointments to the Most Noble Order of the Garter.I am naturally overjoyed for TRH The Duke an...

The Queen's Birthday

on Apr 20, 2018

HER MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY Elizabeth The Second, OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, AND OF HER OTHER REALMS AND TERRITORIES QUEEN, HEAD OF THE COMMONWEALTH, DEFENDER OF THE FAITH.THE QUEEN is 92 today.Her Majesty was born a...

Days of Yore

on Apr 14, 2018

Young Timothy William, about 1960, with darling mother, probably on or close to Spence's Mountain in the glorious and legendary mountains of Mourne, County Down.First published in April, 2014.