Kate Middleton To Attend SportsAid Worshop For Olympic Hopefuls
Clarence House has announced, via Twitter, that the Duchess of Cambridge will attend her first official workshop for SportsAid on October 18. Kate spent a lot of quiet time with her family immediately after the birth of little George, running off to her parents home in Bucklebury, where she and husband Prince William enjoyed getting to know their new child. Afterwards, the family moved to Anglesey, Wales were they spent some time finalizing their departure after William finished his duties with the Royal Air Force. Now they are back in town and the events are lining up for the very busy and popular couple. Kate Middleton hired William and brother Harrys old nanny, 71-year-old Jessie Webb to care for George while they take care of their public duties. However, they intend to give their son as normal an upbringing as possible. The Duchess will be attending her first SportsAid event after becoming their patron in April, according to Kensington Palace. On Friday 18th October The Duchess of Cambridge will attend a @TeamSportsAid Athlete Workshop at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) October 4, 2013 The 31-year-old new mom will be spending some time watching children play several sports such as wheelchair basketball, volleyball, badminton, fencing, and others. Joining Kate in the event will be Olympians and Paralympians Katherine Grainger, Ade Adepitan, and Karen Pickering who will be giving advise to the kids. SportsAids provides help for athletes for things such as training, equipment, competition fees, and travel costs. E!
Kate Middleton, Duchess Of Cambridge’s ‘Beige Decor For Kensington Palace Fails To Impress’
The public school educated actor was the Duchess of Cambridge’s childhood crush when they both attended St Andrew’s in Berkshire, according to The Sun newspaper. The 31-year-old is appearing as Sir John Bullock in the popular ITV drama alongside Dame Maggie Smith and Hugh Bonneville. Debut: Andrew Alexander starring as Sir John Bullock in the third episode of the series It is believed that Andrew was Kate’s first schoolgirl crush more than 20 years ago, when the pair appeared in a number of productions together. The handsome star, whose full name is Andrew James Joseph Alexander de Perlaky, appeared in the third episode of the fourth series of the show, which saw a number of new characters join the cast. Teatro: Andrew (second from left) with Stephen Rahman-Hughes, Jeremiah James and Simon Bailey Drama: Andrew chats to Tom Cullen, who also had his debut in the episode Sir John, played by Andrew, is set to spice things up after being described as a party-loving cad who likes a drink. Andrew has previously appeared in The 39 Steps in the West End and is set to star in The Monuments Men on the big screen alongside George Clooney, Matt Damon and Cate Blanchett. He tweeted last night to say: ‘Delighted to be making my debut in @DowntonAbbey tonight. Had a wonderful time filming with such a friendly + talented cast & crew. #SirJohn’. Fancy dress: Andrew posted a photo of himself wearing a brown trilby on his Twitter page The episode caused controversy after viewers witnessed ladies maid Anna Bates, raped by former EastEnders actor Nigel Harman as violent valet, Mr Green. Fans of the period drama reacted angrily on the internet over the channel’s decision to broadcast the scene. A message was played before the show aired, warning that the episode contained violent scenes that some viewers may find upsetting.
The couple have been using Nottingham Cottage at the Palace as their London base since marrying in 2011 while the 1 million renovations take place on the 57 room apartment, which used to be used by the Queen’s late sister Princess Margaret. But according to the Mail On Sunday father in law Prince Charles isn’t a massive fan of the decor, with insiders claiming it looks more “Peter Jones than Kensington Palace”. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with son Prince George (PressAssociation) One thing which should brighten it up is a frame picture cartoon caricature of Kate and William on their wedding day which was reportedly given to them by a well wisher. The picture has reportedly hung in their Angelsey home for the last few years but the couple were so fond of the picutre, which reportedly had the Duchess in fits of giggles, that they’ve taken it on to their new home. The caricature according to the MailOnline, shows William carrying Kate on their wedding day while a drunk Prince Harry carries a wine glass in the background. Now the couple have left North Wales Kate is said to be desperate not to part from it and will hang it in her new home. According to a previous report Kate hasn’t scrimped when it comes to kitting out her new home, which is where her and Prince William will raise son George, and splashed out on a luxurious bed for the couple. The bed, called Natural Choice 4500, was bought from a firm called Healthbeds based in Rotherham and will now be used in their new home at Kensington Palace. Owner David Smeaton, told the Daily Mail: “We got a call out of the blue from one of the Duchess’s staff asking if we could provide one like the model they slept in. I think it’s the first time the royals have bought our beds. The royal couple have apparently bought a replica of their Anglesey bed (WENN) “The Duchess loved the bed so much, apparently she looked under the mattress to find a label to discover where it was made.