Posts Tagged ‘Prince Charles’

Kate joins Queen for Service of Dedication for Iraq Afghanistan Memorial

Kate Middleton and Prince William, along with Prince Harry, joined The Queen, Prince Philip, and other members of the royal family yesterday, March 9, for a Service of Dedication at Horse Guards Parade to honor the men and women who served during the Gulf War and conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Queen then unveiled the memorial while the rest of the family attended a reception.

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Royal Round Up: Birthdays, Babies, potential State Visits & more

Here’s a round up of some information from this past week, including more photos from Prince Oscar‘s 1st birthday, a new baby for Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo, a possible State Visit to the UK for King Felipe and Queen Letizia, and a new show about Prince Charles and Princess Diana. Oh, and KP announced a new foreign visit for Prince William and Kate Middleton.

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson & the Royals

British socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has been friends with several members of the British royal family for many, many years, and yesterday, February 8, she was found dead in her home. Prince Charles has issued a statement about her passing. I had no idea how close Palmer-Tomkinson was to the royals, so I thought it might be interesting to explore a bit.

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Why I still call the Duchess of Cambridge ‘Kate Middleton’

Every once in a while, I’ll get a comment questioning why I still call the Duchess of Cambridge “Kate Middleton” even though she hasn’t been “Kate Middleton” since April 29, 2011. I’ve explained it in the comment section before, but since the subject was brought up again recently I thought I’d take a more in-depth look at the topic for a couple of reasons: 1) So I have something easy to point to if the question ever arises again; 2) Because every few months since I started calling Sofia Hellqvist “Princess Sofia” I’ve been questioning why it was so easy for me to switch names for her but not for Catherine; 3) I’ve been thinking about writing a titles clarification post for a couple months since I saw a comment on another site complaining about the way people write certain royals’ names; 4) I recently read an article trying to explain why people still call Catherine “Kate Middleton” and think their reasoning was incorrect (at least for me). So I thought I’d kill fours birds with one article and write up my personal thoughts on the subject.

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2016 in Review: Royal Event Highlights

Barring anything major happening, for the rest of the week and into 2017 I’m going to do year end reviews for 2016 – taking a look back at the major highlights both events and fashion, British royal engagement numbers, Kate’s fashion, etc. I’m kicking this year end review off with a look back at some of the royal event highlights of this past year.

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Prince George & Princess Charlotte join Prince William & Kate Middleton for church in Bucklebury

These photos make me so happy. I legit didn’t think we would see Prince George or Princess Charlotte until their birthdays or Trooping, so the fact that Prince William and Kate Middleton took them along on their Christmas pap stroll official walk to church which was covered by accredited photographers and reporters is a wonderful surprise.

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Royal Round Up: Royals Christmas cards & photos

I doubt this will get much attention at all since it’s Christmas and since my last few articles haven’t gotten much attention, but for those who don’t celebrate Christmas of for those who want something to look at during any downtime during Christmas celebrations, here’s a quick wrap up of various royals’ Christmas cards and photos, and various royals at Christmas-related events recently.

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Kate Middleton at BP Christmas lunch, gains HM’s patronages (update)

The extended British Royal Family joined Queen Elizabeth for a pre-Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace yesterday, December 20. Also yesterday, BP announced that HM will be stepping down as Patron from 25 organizations, and handing them out to various family members.

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Kate Middleton in Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara for Diplomatic Reception

Well this is a lovely surprise. The annual Evening Reception for the Diplomatic Corps was held tonight, November 8, at Buckingham Palace, and Prince William and Kate Middleton joined Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall for the white tie event.

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Royal Round Up: Kate, Harry, Swedes, and more

This Royal Round Up includes: a couple of appearances added to Kate Middleton‘s schedule; Prince Harry flying to visit Meghan Markle, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall at the Royal Variety Performance, Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Sofia getting back to work after a hiatus, Queen Rania at an event, and a new Luxembourg royal baby.

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