Monthly Archives: July 2013

50th Anniversary Coworth Park Afternoon Tea (By Emma)

Nana and Opa  (my mum’s parents) + Aunt Jen and Katie are her for 2 weeks of fun! To celebrate Nana and Opa’s 50th anniversary we went to Coworth Park for afternoon tea. It was so fancy and delicious! There was a man in a bow tie and possibly a suit (I couldn’t tell) playing a large […]

My First Eighth Birthday Party (by Tess)

I had a sore throat so I had to stay home from my last two days of school. I missed watching the rest of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and I was really sad! But I was better on Thursday so I had a birthday party with some of my friends — a park-y party […]

Royal Names

No news yet on what they’ll call the fresh little Prince of Cambridge. To be honest, we Sloppies were all hoping for a girl, and we favored the name Alexandra. Our only hopes for the new baby’s name is that he not be a George or a Henry. Too boring. But while we’re on the […]

It’s a Boy!

You’ve probably heard the news already. As we like to say around here, “The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a baby boy at 16:24 BST on Monday, 22 June.” The news was announced to the crowds of reporters and royalists who’ve been camped out for days in “the great Kate wait” outside St […]

International Day at the Queen Anne School

Windsor is quite an international town, and Tess’s school reflects that diversity. Her Year 3 classmates — 27 total — have cultural links to Spain, Pakistan, China, Finland, Wales, St Lucia, Jamaica, Iran, Syria, New Zealand, the Philippines, and the US (that’s Tess). Today her school hosted an International Day featuring 11 different parents from […]

Wisley – wow!

“Now I know what heaven looks like!,” I heard a lady exclaim as she strolled by me, dressed in the British summer garden uniform of linen skirt and floppy hat. Heaven, indeed. Cousin Cheryl and I shared one last UK adventure today — to Wisley, the flagship garden of the Royal Horticultural Society. It’s huge […]

Breaking News about the Royal Baby!

In case you haven’t heard, Kate Middleton and William, the Duke of Cambridge, are soon to have a baby – the heir to the British throne. There’s plenty of chatter about the royal baby, especially now that the Duchess has gone past her purported due date – yesterday. As with so much celebrity gossip however, […]