Trooping the Color went down yesterday. It marks the Queen’s official birthday—not her actual birthday, which was in April. Trooping the Color originated as a means to show soldiers their regiment flag, so they would recognize their flag while in battle. This was called, “trooping”, where they carried the flag down the ranks to show […]
“These men waged war so that we might know peace. They sacrificed so that we might be free. They fought in hopes of a day when we’d no longer need to fight.” – President Obama. On June 6, 1944, the Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy. To mark the 70th anniversary of that day, […]
The Duchess of Cornwall’s brother, Mark Shand, had died today following a head injury he sustained after slipping and falling outside a charity fundraiser in New York. Camilla is said to be “utterly devastated”. She and Prince Charles are said to be in Scotland at the moment, preparing for their trip to Canada.
This post is dedicated to some Kate tidbits before I get to the reception with the Queen. I didn’t want to make one super long post.
There has been some confusion/controversy over Kate Middleton’s official title in the last few days. It all started when Clarence House released an image of Prince George’s birth certificate and under “mother’s occupation” it said, “Princess of the United Kingdom”. After this was made public, the media pounced on the “princess” reference. They made a […]
Camilla did an engagement in Cornwall and while revealing a plague to commemorate her visit, said, “We are all just waiting by the telephone. We are hopeful that by the end of the week he or she will be here.” All the press outlets are jumping on that saying that the baby will definitely be […]
Goodness, I’m really getting sick of this, I’m ready for it to be over. But then again, I’m going out of town for the holiday weekend so I’m really hoping that Kate won’t go into labor until at least the seventh, if not later. Watch the baby be born today (because it’s July 4th now […]
Prince Charles loves Doctor Who, who knew Charles and Camilla went to the set of Doctor Who in Cardiff, Wales and took a tour. I am a huge Doctor Who fan. That’s something Prince Charles and I apparently have in common. Charles has been a Doctor Who fan since he was a teenager—that’s when Doctor […]