11 February 2020

Wolferton Pumping Station Visit and Return to London

February 5: The Queen opened the new Wolferton Pumping Station in Norfolk. The Queen's father, King George VI, opened the original station on February 2, 1948.
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February 11: The Queen departed King's Lynn via train at the end of her Sandringham break.
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The Queen missed church on Sunday because of "public safety concerns due to high winds" in the area, so her Sandringham break closes out with one appearance absent a brooch and one too bundled up to tell.

03 February 2020

Visit to RAF Marham

The Queen, Honorary Air Commodore, visited Royal Air Force Marham in Norfolk.
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For Her Maj's first official public engagement of 2020, we've got texture, we've got color, we've got pattern - and we've even got the return of Queen Victoria's Bow Brooch! This brooch is usually a popular choice but has fallen off the radar recently, appearing just once in 2019.

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02 February 2020

Church in Norfolk

The Queen attended church at West Newton, Norfolk, near the Sandringham estate.
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The Sapphire Jubilee Snowflake had three appearances last year and I don't know about you, but I could definitely do with more of it this year.

26 January 2020

Church at Sandringham

The Queen attended church at Sandringham, Norfolk.
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Twice in one month! The Singapore brooch is ready is for a return to the annual favorites list.

19 January 2020

Church in Norfolk

The Queen attended at St. Mary the Virgin church in Hillington, Norfolk, near the Sandringham estate.
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Absolutely love this coat, but I gotta say, I think this is a brooch mismatch.

12 January 2020

Church at Sandringham

The Queen attended church at Sandringham, Norfolk.
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The Singapore brooch is getting an early jump on the 2020 brooch stakes at church today. The Queen was also seen driving herself around Sandringham earlier this week, thanks to the added media attention because of, you know, *gestures widely*.

05 January 2020

Church at Sandringham

The Queen attended church at Sandringham, Norfolk.
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And the first brooch of 2020 is...one of 2019's top picks! You know I'm here for another purple year.

Three Strand Pearl Necklace



While we're doing newsy stuff, the Royal Family released a new four generation photo for a new decade. The portrait was taken by Ranald Mackechnie in the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace while the quartet was gathered for their cute little Christmas photo op.