Archive for the ‘Royalty’ Category

The Cast Of ‘Doctor Who’ Hangs Out With Sophie, Countess Of Wessex, Celebrates 50th Anniversary Episode

November 18th, 2013 // Leave a Comment

If you haven’t already programed your DVRs to record the 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who premiering this Saturday, then go do it now! And if you’ve haven’t watched Doctor Who before, stop what you’re doing, hop on Netflix and go to town.

Several cast members from the hit British sci-fi show paid a special visit to Buckingham palace today, where they got to hang out with Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

Being a fan of Doctor Who herself, Sophie clearly pulled out all the stops for the event.  Read More »

Prince Harry Launches Wounded Warriors Trek To The South Pole

November 14th, 2013 // Leave a Comment

Grab your coat! The prince has arrived and he’s taking us to the South Pole.

Prince Harry that is. The prince and a group of wounded service members launched a charity expedition to the South Pole on Thursday. I guess they wanted to avoid running into Santa.

Prince Harry will join one of 3 teams leaving this weekend for a 200-mile race across the Antartic Plateau. Don’t forget your coat Harry! Well, maybe multiple coats.

The race is to raise awareness of Walking with the Wounded, an organization to help people injured in the military service. Clever name! Almost all of the prince’s American and British teammates are military veterans who were injured in combat, each team will also include a celebrity.

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Sir David Beckham? Becks Nominated For Knighthood!

November 11th, 2013 // Leave a Comment

Former soccer stud David Beckham has reportedly been nominated to join the prestigious ranks of the knights of the realm.

According to reports, Beckham could add the coveted honorific “Sir”, to his name as early as New Year’s Eve, or during the annual ceremony affirming new knights at Buckingham Palace, which would then add the title of “Lady” before his wife, Victoria Beckham‘s name.

According to a source, His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs specifically look at the higher honors, especially high earners like sports persons, to see if there is something that they want to double check. I am so ready for Sir David!  Read More »

Kate Middleton & Prince William Surprise Commuters As They Board London Bus

November 7th, 2013 // Leave a Comment

The royal couple joined poppy sellers at High Street Kensington, around the corner from their palace residence, this morning. Kate Middleton and Prince William travelled to the station on a 1960s Routemaster where they met military personnel and volunteers supporting London Poppy Day.

Poppy Day, or Remembrance Day, is designed to commemorate soldiers who died in World War I (red poppies became a symbol for honoring the fallen troops).  Read More »

Queen Elizabeth Stands Out Once Again in Pink

October 31st, 2013 // Leave a Comment
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth visited East Sussex today with her husband, the Duke of Ediburgh.  The royal couple undertook engagements in Lewes, Brighton and South Downs, unveiling plaques and greeting residents.

One girl’s dramatic curtsy earned her some street cred.  Abigail Venter, 4, paired her flower-gifting with a traditional greeting, making sure she wore her pinkest dress for the occasion.

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Princess Mary Wears Ole Yde to Crown Prince Couple’s Awards

October 28th, 2013 // Leave a Comment
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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark returned to her home country of Australia this past week, visiting residents of Blue Mountains, which was struck by brush fires.

The Tasmania native was joined by her husband, Crown Prince Frederik, who met his bride at a Sydney bar during the 2000 Summer Olympics.

It’s been wonderful to meet someone like that even in such terrible circumstances,” on local told the Sydney Morning Herald.

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The Official Photos From Prince George’s Christening Have Been Released & We Have A Lot Of Questions

October 24th, 2013 // Leave a Comment
HRH Prince George Of Cambridge Is Christened At St James' Palace

Oh you guys, I love weeks when the royal family is all over the place. It’s just so much fun.

First they’re all gathering together to christen His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, now we’ve finally gotten the official photos from yesterday’s event. How amazing is this photo? Everything about it is so staged and wonderful. If I wasn’t so obsessed with the way that Duchess Catherine looked in her official wedding photos, this would have beaten that.

Still, even with all the awesome, I have a lot of questions.  Read More »

Prince George Is A Serious Cutie Pie As He Gets Christened & Meets His God Parents

October 23rd, 2013 // Leave a Comment
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Are you guys ready for some royal cuteness? Fantastic, because here is the newly christened His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.

The tiny tot had quite the ceremony today, complete with a long white dress. Well, christening gown. And it’s not just any gown, this is a replica of an 1841 gown made for the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria. So feel free to drool on it George, it’s not the original.

But George’s outfit was nothing compared to Duchess Catherine‘s look.  Read More »