Weekly Royal Roundup

Welcome to September! The royal calendar is humming along again after the cursory break that members of the British Royal Family take between late July and mid-September. There are photos and events and announcements (and court cases) to get into, so let's not waste any time. Prince William announced the first Earthshot Prize finalists https://www.instagram.com/p/CT7W3K1Fe91/Continue reading Weekly Royal Roundup

Meghan Markle turned 40

On Wednesday, August 4, The Duchess of Sussex, formerly Meghan Markle, celebrated her 40th birthday. The senior British Royal Family accounts posted the traditional happy birthday messages to Meghan: https://twitter.com/RoyalFamily/status/1422829977221967875 https://twitter.com/ClarenceHouse/status/1422831081456349193 https://twitter.com/KensingtonRoyal/status/1422830971003473922 In California, Meghan's birthday was marked by the duchess and her and Prince Harry's charity/company hybrid, Archewell, creating a campaign called 40x40. Here … Continue reading Meghan Markle turned 40

Archewell Audio has a new head of content, one podcast episode in seven months

Harry and Meghan have made another hire for their burgeoning media empire. In early July, it was announced that Rebecca Sananes had been hired to head up Archewell Audio, the arm of Harry and Meghan's for-profit company centred around Harry and Meghan's multi-year podcasting deal with Spotify. Sananes will be responsible for overseeing podcast content … Continue reading Archewell Audio has a new head of content, one podcast episode in seven months

The Librarian of Congress tweeted about a secret Meghan Markle book

Writing that headline was like a game of Mad Libs. Yesterday, Carla Hayden, the official Librarian of the US Congress, posted the following tweet: https://twitter.com/LibnOfCongress/status/1407422748612202497 This was quickly picked up by Sussex reporter Omid Scobie: https://twitter.com/scobie/status/1407438118601596931 This tweet from Hayden was retweeted by the official US Library of Congress and the official US Copyright Office. … Continue reading The Librarian of Congress tweeted about a secret Meghan Markle book

Lilibet Diana’s parents cause an international incident over her name

A week ago today, an announcement was posted on the Archewell website to announce the birth of Harry and Meghan's second child. Here is the official statement in full: “It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world. … Continue reading Lilibet Diana’s parents cause an international incident over her name