Tuesday 26 February 2013

History of Poland in London: London's Polish Heritage and Polish contributions.

Click image above to launch an excellent series of English-language short films in English about the history of Poles in London and London locations with Polish connections. Sites visited include the Polish Air Force Memorial, Westminster Cathedral, The Mall, The Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum, Royal Albert Hall, General Anders' House, Gunnersbury & Highgate cemeteries. Very informative and highly recommended for those with an interest in the subject. Project coordinated with the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh is the longest lived male royal in history

Yesterday, February 25th 2013, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh became the longest-lived male member of the British royal family in history. HRH is already the longest-serving royal consort in history. The 91 year old Duke will become the oldest living member of the British royal family in 11 years. He currently needs to live longer than both Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother (who died at the age of 101) and The Queen's aunt, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (who died at the age of 102).