Monthly Archives: March 2011

We know nothing, but are publishing anyway

The first signs the royal wedding press frenzy has started to rear its ugly head on CNN: #1: Yesterday’s story that says “A month to go…and we still know nothing about Kate’s dress”. #2: Prince William had his stag (bachelor’s) … Continue reading

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William and Kate: Titles and Tiaras

With 33 days to go and wedding fever building, an increasing number of newspapers, magazines and television programs are issuing non-stories using the smallest wedding details. The hype and misinformation is such that these latest “scoops” are best avoided all … Continue reading

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The Royal Family: Get a Job?!

During times of economic uncertainty, like the ones we’re living through now, politicians and the public grumble about the cost of supporting the monarchy.  Some argue that since financing the monarchy presents a significant burden to the government and, by … Continue reading

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Dreaming of the Queen

I recently read that many psychologists in the United Kingdom have patients who have dreamed about the Queen. In the 1970s, an entire book was dedicated to the fact that regular people were having dreams about the Queen. These patients … Continue reading

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Kate’s Official Biography & Childhood Photos

Be sure to check out the new official biography of Kate Middleton posted today, especially the picture of Kate and William at their graduation from St. Andrews.

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Andrew & Sarah: Under Fire Again

Reports that started simmering over the weekend erupted into a full boil today with the criticism that UK Trade Envoy Prince Andrew befriended a convicted sex offender and held meetings with Middle Eastern tyrants. Prince Andrew is guilty of nothing … Continue reading

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How Prime Ministers Were Invented

I had to share one other interesting story about King George I that I read this weekend. King George I (1660-1727) was born in Germany and inherited the kingdom of Britain and Ireland in 1714. Coming from Germany, he spoke only … Continue reading

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Queen’s Irish Visit Demonstrates Progress

Coming as it did on a Friday, it is likely that many in the general public will overlook the announcement from Buckingham Palace that Queen Elizabeth II will make a state visit to the Republic of Ireland later this year. … Continue reading

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Official Royal Wedding Website Launched

Clarence House launches official royal wedding website today: http://www.officialroyalwedding2011.org/ Get the latest on the wedding plans, procession to Westminster Abbey, history and virtual tours of Buckingham Palace and more!

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