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Nothing like the gift of carrots for the Duchess of Sussex

The fog didn’t stop the crowds from coming down to greet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Bondi Beach.

The couple took part in a walkabout where fans lined the beach to meet the couple and gift them with everything from the typical teddy bears to carrots.

“Oh, thank you so much,” said Meghan as she accepted the carrots, turning to Harry, “We got some veggies.”

“Fantastic” replied Prince Harry.

Some suggestions on Twitter have reported that Meghan wrote on her previous blog, The Tig, that she loves carrots and hummus, thus the healthy gift.


The crowds screamed Harry’s name as the couple had to depart before meeting everyone, but not first without a quick chat with the lifeguards.

Jack Nolan, a lifeguard who previously met Prince Harry said: “We had a bit of a laugh because last time he was here, he was out for a run and he said ‘Last time I was a bit sweaty when I met you.”

The lifeguards gifted Harry and Meghan with “a little lifeguard uniform, mini shorts, mini shirt.”

Prince Harry and Meghan joined the group OneWave for a sunrise session of ‘Fluro Friday’ where they took part in the ‘Anti Bad Vibe Circle’ at Bondi Beach.

The group of all ages shared their mental health stories with the Duke and Duchess.

During the circle, Prince Harry said: “Each and every one of us will experience poor mental health, it doesn’t discriminate.”

Harry and Meghan also met with those practising yoga and surfers all part of OneWave.

Meghan noted that she was up at 4:30 am that morning to do some yoga herself.

Charlotte Waverley, 35, later recalled her conversation with Meghan: “She told me that pregnancy was like having jet lag. She said she was up at 4:30 am this am doing yoga in her room as she couldn’t sleep. It’s a bit of a double whammy for her, she said, as she has both the baby and jet lag to contend with.”

Founded at Bondi Beach in 2013, the OneWave community has now spread to more than 100 beaches in over 20 countries, giving 10,000 people the chance to speak openly about mental health,” said Kensington Palace. 

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