The Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Quarterly Journal Issue 1 2008.
Gaulding, Mark (publisher).
Place Published: Palm Desert, CA:
Date Published: 2008.
Description: Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Journal--Back Issue 1/2008. A 40-page four color spiral bound news journal. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor Society is an exclusive Society of individuals interested in Wallis and Edward ("WE"). Membership in this "almost cultish" group allows you to participate by sharing your own WE interest and collection with other like-minded individuals throughout the world. The Society was founded over twenty years ago. This organization is founded upon member participation and interest, which is collectively focused in a quarterly journal. Throughout the years it's members have visited and reported on tours of exclusive WE-sites, such as Frogmore, The Mill, among others. Join us for future exciting visits to Windsor haunts around the world or read about the couple's many contributions to fashion, food, entertainment and design. Perhaps you'll be the one who is reporting! Routine columns in the news journal include: WE: biblio-wise a review of books and other media by members; Ask Wallis a humorous fictional Duchess of Windsor advise column; WE: errata a forum for Windsor truths to report intentional (an otherwise) errors in the media by Society members; WE: le collezioni an interview with and look at the collection of featured Society members; WE: cuisine-wise features recipes or excerpts from books related to the Windsor's and food; WE: Sightings features clippings from members of Duke & Duchess of Windsor sightings in the media (newspapers, magazines, films, books, etc); ebay Auction Sightings a review of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor auction market highlighting specific items; WE: excerpts reviewing Duke & Duchess reminiscenses from books, magazines, etc.; Society member news. This issue includes: "COVER: Painting of Wallis and Edward by artist and Society Member, Honora Stembridge. See accompanying article." EDITOR'S COLUMN Mark Gaulding (CA); A review of this issue as well as topical commentary on current stories that are in the headlines; Duke of Kent: REDUX by biographer/journalist and Society Member Christopher Wilson (UK), author of Dancing With the Devil. The writer is working on his newest biography about Prince George, Duke of Kent, youngest brother of Duke of Windsor. Wilson brings us new information on "gorgeous Georgie" who has largley been passed over in the pages of history books. COVER STORY: HONORA Part Two. Follow up from original cover article in Spring 2003 issue of this journal about Wallis and Edward folk artist and WE Society member, Honora Stembridge. SOCIETY EXCLUSIVE: "WORKED FOR THE WINDSORS" The King's Chauffeur by Shirley Stapley. The story of George Ladbrook, King Edward' VIII's chauffeur; A VISIT TO FORT BELVEDERE by Shirley Stapley; WE: cuisine-wise June Gaulding (CA) The Duke's comfort food at tea time with two recipes for potted shrimp. DUKE & DUCHESS OF WINDSOR SOCIETY: MEMBER PROFILE A "proustian" interview with Society Member Dina Kharkova (Russian). WE-BIBLIO-wise: Lee Levine reviews the recently released letters of the Mitford Sisters, edited by Charlotte Mosley. Society Member News a Features new members, wanted items, member correspondence, highlights from previous issues. Society has a new website: www.ddows.org. Planned FIRST Member Conference of The Duke & Duchess of Winsor is scheduled for October 2008 in San Diego at the Hotel del Coronado. SYLVIA SUGGESTS: Books recommended by Society Member Sylvia Grossberg (MD); WE Sightings Society Members Includes Wallis & Edward excerpts from Elle Magazine: Madonna is quoted in the April 2008 issue as saying: "I'm reading every book ever written about the Duke & Duchess of Windsor; San Francisco Chronicle; ebay auction sightings A comprehensive review of recent ebay auction results for Duke & Duchess of Windsor-related items." BACKISSUE12008Binding: Spiral
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