Monthly Archives: April 2011

Day of Perfection!

The details of the day are still sinking in, my head still reeling from the perfection of the ceremony, the dress, the pageantry. While I get my thoughts together, here are a few happy moments from the celebration. Congratulations William … Continue reading

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Thanks to the Army Behind the Scenes

In all of the hubbub about the dress, the tiara and the titles, it is easy to forget the or thousands of people working behind the scenes to make William and Kate’s big day special. This video of congratulations from … Continue reading

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The order of succession and the future King

The excitement over the upcoming royal wedding and enthusiasm for the young couple has inspired much talk this week about the succession skipping Prince Charles and the role of monarch passing directly to Prince William.  However, based on the history … Continue reading

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Explaining Kate’s Future Title

Here is a great article from the BBC explaining why Kate will not be “Princess Catherine” once she’s married and how those complicated royal titles really work. Worth a read!

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The Royal Wedding Isn’t Everyone’s Cup of Tea

 A ComRes survey of 1,006 British adults conducted in November of 2010 found that a clear majority said they were “not excited” by William and Kate’s upcoming wedding. Of the people polled, 31% said they “couldn’t care less” and a … Continue reading

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Andrew: Knight Grand Cross Award

Following up on the post “Andrew and Sarah: Under Fire Again” where members of Parliament called for Prince Andrew’s resignation from his role as UK Trade Envoy, the Queen expressed her opinion on the matter in her distinctive subtle way. … Continue reading

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Hotels Unhappy Royal Wedding Not Yet a Sellout

Today’s article in USA  Today commenting that the royal wedding is not drawing a sellout tourist crowd seems to be a a subtle advertisement for overpriced London tourist hotels. The author cited statistics from VisitEngland that multiple hotels with prices … Continue reading

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