Kate Makes a Speech at Action on Addiction Gala

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You guys, I’m very excited by this recycle. I don’t usually like to start with the fashion, but I’m going to make an exception today because that’s just how much I like this Barbara Casasola dress.

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William & Kate Visit Cumbria

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent an “away day” in Keswick, Cumbria this afternoon, undertaking a series of engagements that allowed them to meet members of the public and see the community.

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A Brief Check-In on the Cambridges & Sussexes

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As we speak the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are carrying out a series of engagements in Cumbria, which I will wrap up in a separate post later today. In the meantime, though, I want to weigh in on a few narratives I’ve seen unfolding online following the U.S. state visit and Saturday’s Trooping the Colour. Some of this comes from the fact I fell down a royal Twitter wormhole last night (God help me), and some are just a few issues I’ve noticed and think are worth addressing. So, let’s get into it.

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Trooping the Colour 2019

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It’s that time of year again! The British Royal Family gathered for Trooping the Colour, one of the biggest banner events in the royal calendar. For the uninitiated, TTC is a military display put on by regiments of British and Commonwealth armies. Each year, the Royal Family processes in a public parade and then watches the fly past from the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

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The Royal Family Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

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As many of you may know, today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when Allied forces launched the largest combined land, air, and naval operation in history to liberate German-occupied France. The epicenter of today’s commemorations went on in Normandy itself, but additional services and ceremonies were held throughout the United States, Canada, and of course, the United Kingdom.

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The U.S. State Visit [Updated]

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Monday kicked off a three-day state visit from the United States, and while meetings and public engagements will be ongoing today and tomorrow, most of the big ticket (read: royal) items happened on Day One.

There’s been some ongoing conversation online as to which members of the Royal Family supported the Queen during this particular visit, and so I think it’s worth noting that generally there is one family member – and their spouse if they’re married – that acts as the host, while other family members will attend certain engagements, and then a good group of them joins the state banquet held at Buckingham Palace.

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