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Wrapping Up The Royal Family’s Busy Week

August 22nd, 2013 // Leave a Comment
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The House of Windsor hit the ground running once Monday morning came around.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made an unprecedented move when they released official photos of their son, while the Royal Collection celebrated babies with previously unseen images of Queen Elizabeth as a child.

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Official Photos Of Prince George Released, But Media Doesn’t Know What ‘Embargo’ Means

August 19th, 2013 // Leave a Comment
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Kensington Palace released the first photos of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George.  The photos, taken earlier this month by Michael Middleton, show the new family in the garden of Michael and Carole’s sprawling Bucklebury manor.

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The 6 Cutest Things Prince William Said About His New Family

August 19th, 2013 // Leave a Comment

CNN showed a preview of Prince William’s Passion: New Father, New Hope this morning, the Duke’s first interview since the birth of his son, HRH Prince George of Cambridge.

Journalist Max Foster asked questions about fatherhood and William’s passion for African wildlife preservation, particularly his work with the Tusk Trust.

Here are the six cutest things that came out of today’s preview:

#1 Prince William does things the old-fashioned way, driving his newborn home at 10 mph in the hopes of making it there in one piece.

“Driving your son and your wife away from hospital was really important to me.  I don’t like fuss, so it’s much easier to do it yourself.”

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New Claims On Princess Diana’s Death Don’t Appear Credible

August 18th, 2013 // Leave a Comment

New information regarding the 1997 death of Diana, Princess of Wales was revealed yesterday, but Metropolitan police stress that this is not a “re-investigation.”

It’s quite a hard story to follow, given that the evidence being reviewed has not yet determined to be neither “relevant” nor “credible” according to many reports.

New claims in a 7-page letter submitted to the SAS by a disgruntled former soldier (“Soldier N”, as he’s referred to)’s in-laws allege that British forces had something to do with the the Princess’s death in Paris.

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‘The Duchess Diary:’ One Loves A Royal Round-Up, Doesn’t One?

August 16th, 2013 // Leave a Comment
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Despite the Duchess of Cambridge being tucked away in Bucklebury, the royal show must go on.

Prince William made an appearance at the Anglesey Show, and it looks like Prince George‘s official portraits will be done in a way that breaks with royal protocol.

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Prince William And Kate Middleton Honor The Tusk Trust

August 15th, 2013 // Leave a Comment

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will pick up right where they left off come mid-September, nearly two months after the birth of their son, Prince George.

The Daily Mail confirmed that the royal couple will attend the Tusk Conservation Awards on the 12th as guests of honor.  Prince William is a patron of the Tusk Trust, which is putting on the event to honor those who work to preserve wildlife.  Read More »

Prince William Makes A Big Announcement At Anglesey Show

August 14th, 2013 // Leave a Comment

For his first official engagement following the birth of Prince George, the Duke of Cambridge went back Anglesey, Wales, a place he and the Duchess called home for the past few years.

Prince William attended the Anglesey Show, a two-day agricultural fair that attracts over 60,000 people.  The Duke was there to judge cattle, take part in a falconry exercise, and give a speech where he dabbled in a bit of Welsh.

I am so proud to have lived on Anglesey, the Mother of Wales,” William said in the country’s native tongue.  ”I have even learned a little Welsh!

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Kelly Lynch Celebrates Socialite Life’s 10th Anniversary With Our 7 Favorite Kate Middleton Galleries

August 13th, 2013 // Leave a Comment

I’ll always have a soft spot for SOCIALITE LIFE, not only because it was my first real job as a writer, but because it was also the first big platform for my royal coverage.

People often ask why I enjoy covering the Duchess of Cambridge and the House of Windsor.  My answer rarely changes, because I remember how captivated I was by the idea of a future King falling in love with a commoner.  Each time, I’m taken back to November 16th, 2010, when Prince William and Kate Middleton walked into the State Rooms at St. James’s Palace.  Middleton wore the late Princess of Wales’ 18k blue sapphire Garrard engagement ring, selected by William to ensure that his mother didn’t miss out on all “the excitement.”  Read More »