It's official. This morning (afternoon London time), Buckingham Palace released the following statement on Harry and Meghan's status as working members of the British Royal Family: Harry and Meghan's people were quick to put out a statement that was, in diplomatic terms, "a bit sharp": The patronages lost by either or both Harry and Meghan … Continue reading Breaking: Harry and Meghan are officially out of the royal family, have been stripped of patronages
It was a busy week in royal land. That, combined with the fact that I sent out last week's roundup on Friday (I thought it would be a slow news weekend and I was WRONG) means that this week's roundup includes stuff from a full seven days ago and is more jam-packed than normal. Let's … Continue reading Weekly Royal Roundup
This week's royal news was all over the place. Plus, a baffling new portrait from Monaco's royal family. Prince Harry says he and Meghan hate social media but also that social media can be amazing This week, Fast Company published a Q&A with Prince Harry about the role technology and social media are playing in … Continue reading Weekly Royal Roundup
Hi, friends! I've missed you. A fair bit to talk about from the last week, so let's get into it. Camilla started a book club that's not called a book club I think this is actually a great use of Camilla's time and talent. She has created a project called The Duchess of Cornwall's Reading … Continue reading Weekly Royal Roundup
I'm not going to sugar coat it: this year has been an absolute trash fire so far. And we're only nine days in! The acts of domestic terrorism at the United States Capitol shook me. I didn't know if I could/should write on this blog for a given amount of time, and I didn't know … Continue reading Weekly Royal Roundup
Have I told you that the people who read the blog and follow on Insta and Twitter are the best? You guys are so smart and funny and thoughtful and I'm so thankful for you. Every time I get questions from you guys I think, "Wow, my readers really are the best." Just thought I'd … Continue reading Meghan, Titles, Political Office, and the Constitution!
Happy New Year! I hadn't written in a couple of days and I wanted to talk about some bits and bobs that I need to put out there/get off my chest. Let's dig in! The first paid Sussex photo spread could be in Oprah's magazine A few days ago, I said that the most likely … Continue reading Royal odds and ends as we start the new year!
Meghan and Harry went into their address books and enlisted some famous friends to introduce their new podcast If you read yesterday's post, you know that I wondered aloud about when Harry and Meghan would drop their holiday themed episode Archewell Audio podcast episode. A mere 12 or so hours later, voila! Maybe I was … Continue reading I listened to the Archewell Audio holiday episode so you don’t have to
Yesterday, Queen Elizabeth delivered her annual Christmas Day broadcast. This year it was delivered from Windsor, as that's where QEII and Prince Philip are spending their COVID-compliant holiday. You can watch the full broadcast below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZbCRN3C_Hs Here are my main takeaways: Peep the photos (or lack thereof) on the desk. In past years, Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading The Queen’s Christmas broadcast painted a picture
*heavy sigh* Well, it's been (checks watch) a couple of days since Harry and Meghan have made colossal PR mistakes, so they were due for a new one. The last one, if you were wondering, was a video call from Prince Harry in which he said that each person on Earth is like a raindrop … Continue reading Harry and Meghan and Year-End Honours