Tech Talk / Parlons Tech

Whilst the British monarchy as an institution is steeped in tradition it may surprise you to learn that the Queen is no stranger to tech. She uses different channels to communicate to the nation from the beginning of her reign when her coronation was broadcast live on television to first using email in 1976 and launching a website in 1997. She has embraced social media particularly Twitter and Instagram, and since the pandemic is an adept at video calls though reportedly using Cisco WebEx rather than Zoom! Alors que la…

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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee / Le Jubilé de Platine de la Reine

Pageants, parties and “platinum jubilee” puddings will absorb and entertain the nation and royalists across the globe between the 2nd and 5th June in celebration of the 70 year-long illustrious reign of Elizabeth II. In this edition of The Snippet, discover the events and initiatives which the Queen has chosen to mark this historic anniversary. The Queen acceded to the throne over 70 years ago on the 6th February 1952 and holds the record for the longest living serving monarch. In a matter of months, she will have overtaken Johann…

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