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Did You Get A Thank-You Card From Will And Kate?

August 23rd, 2013 // Leave a Comment
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Because they’re class acts, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are sending out thank-you notes to those who passed on their well wishes and baby gifts following the birth of HRH Prince George of Cambridge.

People Magazine got ahold of a note (before moi?), which featured a photo of the family leaving St. Mary’s Hospital on July 23rd, 2013.

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Princess Letizia of Spain Might Be Over Royal Life

August 23rd, 2013 // 3 Comments

Princess Letizia of Spain, the wife of Spain’s future King Prince Felipe, is apparently taking some time to assess her role as a member of the country’s royal family.

Latin Times reports that the princess, a former journalist, has left Mallorca, where the rest of the royal family is spending the summer holiday.  Letizia flew first to Madrid and hopped a connection flight to Zurich, Switzerland, where she is believed to be decompressing at a “remote resort.”

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EXCLUSIVE: New Book Showcases Queen Elizabeth’s Glorious Reign

August 22nd, 2013 // Leave a Comment

In her gorgeous, colorful new book on Queen Elizabeth, Jennie Bond pays tribute to Her Majesty.  SOCIALITE LIFE and Go Fug Yourself reveal an exclusive excerpt, as well as photos from the book, to be released October 1st, 2013.

The British reporter, who joined the BBC in 1977 before becoming a royal correspondent in 1989, highlighted milestones both large and small, from the Queen’s quiet upbringing to that”Annus Horribilis” in Elizabeth: A Celebration In Photographs of The Queen’s Life And Reign (Published by Carlton Publishing Group, dist. by Trafalgar Square Publishing/iPg)

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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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Kate Gives Birth!
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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.

Press that play button, and let’s see what’s happening with the House of Windsor this week.  Read More »