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Keeping Up With the British Royal Family

As far as public figures go, members of the British Royal Family are among the most watched and most photographed people on earth. Despite this, they are also among the most mysterious and reclusive. This is because they are very well protected by the customs and protocol that have been in place for hundreds of years, which the media and photographers are usually respectful of. From time to time, however, the many secrets of the Royal Family members do find their way onto the front pages of tabloids, and some of these secrets are often so outrageous that it’s hard to believe that they are true. From weird dietary requirements to scandalous divorces and strict restrictions on ladies’ dresses, there’s one thing we can say for sure—the British Royal Family is anything but boring.

Spot the Queen

She may be the Sovereign of most of the free world—or at least, a good number of Commonwealth countries—but one can never accuse Queen Elizabeth II of being thoughtless. She is, in fact, known for her very colorful dresses, but this isn’t really a matter of personal preference for the world’s longest-reigning monarch. She chooses to wear bright colors in private appearances for a very specific reason—it helps the crowd and her security team easily spot her. After all, gone were the days when monarchs had officials carrying banners to announce their presence. Choosing bright-colored clothes in order to stand out is the Queen’s way of improvising.

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