Kate’s Portrait and the Purpose of the Royal Picture

Yesterday, The Duchess of Cambridge’s first royal portrait was revealed by The National Portrait Gallery. I will keep my opinions on the painting brief and to the point. I don’t like it. Obviously there is no denying Emsley’s technical skill in creating this super-realist work. But, it’s drab. It’s dreary, dark, and quite frankly disappointing. … Continue reading

Why is Kate Middleton the Biggest Icon of Our Age?

Evening lovely people. As I have had a slack-day of blogging today (compared to my mind-boggling output yesterday where my fingers barely left the keyboard), I thought I would share with you an article of mine published a couple of months ago on The Daily Touch. With the recent announcement of Kate’s bun in the … Continue reading