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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Updating Anmer Hall: Change is Never Easy: Prince William and Kate Refurbish Beloved Weathervane

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge pictured on recent trip to New York 

First the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge annoyed their new neighbours in Norfolk by replacing the old weathered tiles of their country retreat Anmer Hall with garish orange ones.

Then they had the front path of the 18th Century mansion on the Sandringham Estate rerouted. Now Kate and William have raised hackles further by removing an ensign, painted as the St George’s flag, from a historic weathervane as part of the renovations at their new home.

The flag was part of a ship-shaped vane which has overlooked the hall for more than 100 years. Click link for full post from The Daily Mail.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Tweet, Tweet: Prince William, Prince Harry and Kate Set up Twitter Account @KensingtonRoyal

Caption: Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have joined Twitter 

THE Queen may have only sent her first tweet last year, but now Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are the latest Royals to dabble in social media.

A Kensington Palace account has been set up, under the handle @KensingtonRoyal, to provide the latest "updates, pictures and videos" of the young Royals.

Since appearing online this morning, the account has already been followed by over 45,000 people who are all eager to keep up-to-date with the latest goings on at Kensington Palace.

The first tweet, which has been favourited over 1,000 times, read: "Hello from Kensington Palace! Welcome to our new Twitter account."  Click link for full post from EXPRESS.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Kate Given Green Light to Travel to Mustique for Mother Carole's 60th Birthday

Caption: Shopping: The Duchess, wearing a cream coat, was seen carrying her own purchases after visiting a London store 

According to one source, it might not be too long before Kate’s next holiday. Next month she is hoping to join her family on the private Caribbean island of Mustique for her mother Carole’s 60th birthday.

The Middletons are understood to have booked a villa there. Says a source: ‘Kate is pencilled in for a trip to Mustique with Prince George.

William is not going as he has his head down, revising for exams. (Update: William was able to make the trip!!) 'It is a big birthday for Carole and Kate won’t want to miss it. She has been saying she really is missing some winter sun.’

Kate has been given the all-clear to travel – and looks as though she deserves a break in the sun. Click link for full post from The Daily Mail.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Turns 50

Caption: Sophie with husband Edward and children Louise and James 

THE Countess of Wessex is more than just a regular riding companion for her mother-in-law, which is why she’s been given the highest seal of approval.

Like her sister-in-law Princess Anne before her, the Countess of Wessex – as Sophie became on marriage – wanted her children to able to grow up free from the public glare and media spotlight.

She and Edward have also managed to provide Lady Louise and James, Viscount Severn, now aged 11 and seven, with a stable family life. Edward is the only one of the Queen’s children not to have suffered a marriage break-up.

Today is Sophie’s 50th birthday, a significant milestone for a royal who continues to carry out her extensive public duties with diligence and usually well beneath the media radar.  Click link for full post from EXPRESS.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Kate Insists She Does Not Know the Sex of Royal Baby #2 -- But It's Kicking All the Time!!!!

Lucky George! The little prince was also given life membership of the pool and his very own kit bag with his name embroidered on to it 

Coffee morning: The Duchess' first stop of the day was at Family Friends, where Kate took part in a coffee morning with volunteers The Duchess of Cambridge has revealed that her second child, which is due in late April, is very active - and admitted that the infant spent most of this morning's visit to Kensington kicking her.

Kate, who also revealed that she and the Duke of Cambridge don't know the sex of their unborn child, was speaking to 17-year-old Martina McDonagh who she met during a tour of the newly reopened Kensington Leisure Centre.

'It's moving all the time. I can feel it kicking now', said the 33-year-old Duchess as she held her stomach to show the disabled teenager. 'I told her I hoped it was a girl but she said she doesn't know yet,' said Martina afterwards. 'She said it was moving around a lot.'

Click link for full post from The Daily Mail.

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