Monarchy means continuity?

Monarchy is hailed as an element of continuity in a changing world. Monarchy has been around for a long time. Some say since 1066 but we had kings and queens before that. When one monarch has reigned for 70 years, we can think of her as a constant in our lives....

Brexit – could a monarch have saved us?

Brexit and the monarch Brexit happened as it did because the politicians managed it remarkably ineptly. I believe a constitutional monarch could have intervened quite properly in various ways. I have written before about the need for the monarch to have the power to...

Power to the King

Power once belonged to our kings Power is dangerous. Kings often used it badly. That is why we took it from them and created constitutional monarchy. Do I want to put the clock back? I wrote about the conflict between Charles I and Parliament in the novel Blood and...