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OPINION: my own royal anniversary - ten years of royal watching

Ten years ago today, I was introduced to the world of royalty. As an American, I was not accustomed to the idea of royalty, let alone the British Royal Family. That all changed on April 29, 2011. I was a sophomore in college, studying to become a nurse. My semester had ended two days prior, and I was home, recovering from final exams. My mother had mentioned a “royal wedding” of the…
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The Queen’s biggest mistake of the last decade was allowing Charles & Andrew to oust Lord Geidt from the Royal Household

For as long as there has been a monarchy, there has been turbulence with the Royal Household having to deal with a variety of crises that land at their door. The most pressing issue for The Queen, and indeed the entire institution, is the Duke & Duchess of Sussex and the serious allegations they have raised about the workings of the royals. In my opinion, this situation could have been…
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CHARLIE PROCTOR: The Queen is absolutely right to call out the selfish anti-vaxxers – let’s hope they take notice

This time three months ago I was drawing up a list of celebrities who I was hoping would come out in support of any approved vaccine against Covid-19. My dream list included the likes of Brian Blessed, Sir Elton John, Little Mix and Gemma Collins. All of these people could use their influence to talk sense into those refusing to take the vaccine. But never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that…
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Why we should stop painting Camilla as a villain

For decades, many have painted the Duchess of Cornwall as a villain cast opposite of Diana’s hero. It is past time for that narrative to stop. I was struck by how the Duchess is being, again, painted as the villain while watching the latest series of The Crown. We see her as the other woman, running around with the Prince of Wales while he was married to Diana. It is important to…
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