Royal Tour of Canada, Day One: The Cambridges Arrive In Style

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Watching live CTV coverage of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s arrival in Victoria, Canada was exciting AF.

Sure, it was a little less exciting than their inaugural visit back in 2011, when the newlyweds – nay – everyone was basking in a post-royal wedding glow.

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Fast forward five years, and there are two kids added into the mix.

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And so, just as it was in April 2014, the world waited for royal children to step off the plane and make their way down to the tarmac.  Continue reading

Prince George Slowly Poisons Lupo With Ice Cream, According To Some Idiots

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Yesterday, Kensington Palace released four adorable photos of Prince George to celebrate his third birthday.

Normally the Duchess of Cambridge is behind the lens, but this time she and Prince William hired photographer Matt Porteous to snap George at Anmer Hall, the family’s home in Norfolk, England.

One photo from the set has the Royal Society For The Prevention of Cruelty To Animals concerned.

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10 Times Prince George Was Disappointed By His Birthday Gifts

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Well done.  You’ve cast a dark cloud of doom over the future King George VII.  Is it really that difficult to stick to the registry?

We’ve all witnessed toddlers react poorly to gifts that displease them, whether it’s Christmas or their birthday.

Today, Prince George of Cambridge celebrates his third birthday, although this one is a far more toned-down affair than 2013, when the whole damn world invited itself to the party (present company included).

And here we are, wishing the heir well as he rings in year three with a tea party at Anmer Hall, according to People‘s Simon Perry.

Since making his world debut, Prince George has received several gifts ranging from luxurious to downright odd.

How did His Royal Highness react?

  1. “A horse? Thanks…I guess.  What happened to that plane I wanted?”
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2. “I was told by Leibovitz that I’d receive a solo portrait as a birthday gift.  Why are the relatives in my shot?”

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Prince George Recalls Visit To Royal International Air Tattoo

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What a splendid treat it was to see His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge at RAF Fairford on Friday.

The Duchess of Cambridge (in a Stella McCartney blue dress and Smythe blazer) and Prince William surprised the crowds by bringing along the 2-year-old (who turns three on July 22nd).

Yes, there was a minor meltdown at the beginning, but things improved greatly once George was shown aircrafts.

The young heir *recorded his day as part of a school project: “What I Did On My Summer Vacation.”  Continue reading

Prince George Is Already Playing Tennis, Might Be A Lefty

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She’s been a fan of the sport for years, so it comes as no surprise that the Duchess of Cambridge has already put a tennis racket in her son’s hands.

At Wimbledon today, Catherine spoke spoke with former British tennis player Greg Rusedski about getting Prince George involved in the game.

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“She talked about George, her little boy, playing tennis,” Rusedski said, according to the Telegraph.

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“He’s got a racket and he enjoys playing tennis, and obviously she plays with William, so they obviously enjoy the sport very much.”

Catherine reportedly complained that playing against Prince William is “frustrating,” since he’s left-handed (we lefties have an advantage on the court).

PHOTOS: 18 Goals Prince George Hopes To Accomplish Before 2016 Ends

And wouldn’t you know?  It looks like George is a lefty, too (King George VI was also a southpaw).  Continue reading

Prince George Asks Uncle Harry Why He Was “So Quiet” Around Obamas

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Michelle Obama has become America’s latest national treasure, for she has divulged secrets of the royal family that her predecessors would have shrugged off as non-newsworthy soundbites.

The First Lady and Prince Harry gave a join interview to Good Morning America‘s Robin Roberts from Orlando, Florida, where the second annual Invictus Games are underway.

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Roberts asked about the Obamas’ April 22nd dinner with Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace, an evening that saw Prince George stay up past his bedtime in the name of socializing.

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Prince George Bids Obama Goodnight, Thanks Him For Popping By Kensington Palace

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Tonight, Nanny Maria allowed the President of the United States of America to have an audience with Prince George of Cambridge.

Though it was past her charge’s bedtime, Maria granted Mr. President 20 minutes with the heir to the British throne (Cameron usually gets zero).

And so, pleasantries were exchanged.  Prince George thanked Obama for the rocking horse he and Michelle sent over when he was born, even mounting it to show how much joy he gets out of the stationary object.  Continue reading

The Queen Turns 90, Makes Great-Grandkid Mia Tindall Useful In Adorable Photo

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The whole point of having children, and then grandchildren (followed by great-grandchildren), is to force them to do sensible things, like carrying heavy packages, and holding your purse during a very important photoshoot.

This is what Her Majesty had Mia Tindall, 2, do for what could be the year’s most famous photo (it’s tied for first with this gem).

“One is doing the Lord’s work. Plus, I was told there’s gum in here.”

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Tindall is the daughter of the Queen’s oldest granddaughter, equestrian Zara Phillips.

Zara and her older brother, Peter (whose two daughters, Savannah and Isla are in the photo) were not given titles because their mother, the Princess Royal, wanted her children raised as normally as possible.  Continue reading

Prince George: Mine Is The Greatest Stamp You Will Ever Own

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You know what? We believe him.

Yesterday, the Royal Mail released  special edition stamps to commemorate Her Majesty’s 90th birthday.

Prince George joined his living predecessors for an historic photoshoot, one that sees the future king standing atop durable foam stacks whilst holding his father’s hand.

Brilliant.

The little prince’s first stamp shoot was a true lesson in photography.  Ranald Mackechnie, the man behind the lens, had a splendid time shooting his royal subject.

“He was fascinated by my lights and all the kit, and he was quite happy standing on the blocks, Mackechnie said, according to the Telegraph.

“I took maybe 80 or 100 shots, but when I saw this one I knew straight away that was it.”  Continue reading