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Royal Nursery Diary - Week 4: Paging Mr Sand-Man

It is three in the morning, and all through the house, Not a peep, not a sound… not even a mouse. Ahhhhhhhh… Prithee… Why can’t it be so? For the Sand-Man, little one, is a friend, not a foe… photo credit: Christine ™ via photopin cc Sleepus interruptus. The little red starfish beckons… His screams shatter the silence of the night. Through the open window, a…
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The next generation of Windsors - Part 1

With the recent birth of a future king, the eyes of the world have turned on the British Monarchy. With 3 future kings ready and waiting, people are beginning to wonder: How much change is ahead? In recent months, the senior royals have had their fair share of health issues.
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Who is entitled to a Princess title?

There has been a lot of discussion concerning who is entitled to call themselves a Princess followed by their first name in the British system. Many people get it wrong including the press, or shall I say, frequently the press. Many know by now, for example, that when Diana…
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Royal Nursery Diary - Week 3: Crying much?

It has been two weeks since little Prince George’s grand arrival, and already, he has left a lasting imprint on this great big world that will soon be his to explore… photo credit: Steve Rhodes via photopin cc Fans and “Subjects” Top headlines in the media, commemorative magazines and limited edition royal china, jewellery, cups, t-shirts, blankets, key chains… At…
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Choosing a Royal Godparent

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge show off their son, Prince George of Cambridge, to the world’s media In just a few short months, probably September or October, His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge will be christened into the Anglican Church…
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Prince William heads back to work

For any new father, getting to know your baby is very important, but with only two weeks statutory paternity leave, it is hard for you to go back to work. This is a problem that is facing Prince William this week after he to returns to work in North Wales. What will this mean for the new Cambridge family? Well, as far as we know, William is due to go back to Anglesey, North Wales sometime this…
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Why we'll never see 'Princess Catherine'

Many people assume that because the Duchess of Cambridge is a member of the Royal Family (and married to a prince), she automatically takes the title of ‘Princess Catherine’. In this post, I’ll explain why this isn’t the case and why, to the…
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An Interview With Grant Harrold, Former Butler To Prince Charles

This is the second interview in our series. Click here to see our first interview with Andrew Jamieson, the Queen’s official scribe and illuminator. Grant Harrold worked in the Prince of Wales’s household from 2004-2011. You can see Grant’s new business’s site at http://www.nicholasveitch.com, his personal website at http://www.grantharrold.com, follow him on Twitter…
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