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Jul 162015
 

We are back with few quick updates, as well as a followup or two on topics discussed and debated in this space the last several days.

Our first order of business: an addition to Kate’s Calendar. Kensington Palace announced the engagement on Twitter.

Kensington Palace Twitter (@KensingtonRoyal)

Kensington Palace Twitter (@KensingtonRoyal)

The Duchess returns to Portsmouth a week from Sunday, July 26th.  Many readers will remember her February trip to the area. (Kate was in Max Mara’s ‘Villar’ coat and a dress from the Somerset by Alice Temperley for John Lewis collection.) In February Kate helped finish up a mural local students had been painting near the Ben Ainslie Racing headquarters. Sir Ben is leading Great Britain’s efforts to win the Cup in 2017.

Stephen Lock / i-Images

Stephen Lock / i-Images

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Jul 092015
 

Today Kensington Palace released four pictures from Princess Charlotte’s christening.

©Mario Testino /Art Partner / PA Wire

©Mario Testino /Art Partner / PA Wire

Above, the main family portrait, the most formal of the photographs taken by renowned photographer Mario Testino. HM really pops in that pink in front of Camilla’s blue, while Queen Prince Philip and Prince William struck me as looking especially elated at the occasion.

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Jul 082015
 

At Wimbledon this afternoon the sky was that leaden gray you know is going to bring rain and perhaps delays.

Wimbledon.com

Wimbledon.com

The Duke and Duchess arriving at the Royal Box. Leading the way (lower left), Philip Brook, chairman of the All England club.

Stephen Lock / i-Images

Stephen Lock / i-Images

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