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Old 02-05-2011, 03:09 PM
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Greetings from Berkshire, UK

Hi guys,

I am from Reading, which is in the county of Berkshire in England. This is very close to Windsor (30 mins) in fact .

I always had a passing interest in the Royal Family, but really got enthused while I was developing a Royal Wedding iPhone app (you can check it out in my sig if you like).

I am hoping to pick up lots of new information, and hopefully contribute some too. I had to research lots of facts for the app, so have picked up all sorts of obscure info along the way.

Anyway, thats me. Oh, and my name is Mark
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Old 02-05-2011, 04:21 PM
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Hi, Mark. I'm new here too - but what a great idea that app is!
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Old 02-05-2011, 04:47 PM
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Hi, and thank you very much

But I can't take all the credit, my better half came up with the idea. It was kind of a joint project which we could enjoy together, and hopefully provide some fun for others too.
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Old 02-06-2011, 02:44 PM
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Well, having the skills to do apps is a special thing. We are wishing we'd planned our vacation to coincide a bit better with the Royal Wedding, but alas, our holiday time doesn't come until mid-May.
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Old 02-06-2011, 03:02 PM
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Ah, that's a shame. Well if you are lucky, the street parties will still be going on , but I fear even the most hardened royalists will be partied out by then.
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Old 02-06-2011, 03:28 PM
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Hi Mark and welcome to TRF.
Should be exciting to be close to Windsor. :))
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Old 02-06-2011, 03:47 PM
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Hi there. Yes indeed, I have been there many times, and it is a lovely place. Windsor Castle is definitely worth visiting! I read somewhere that Prince William originally wanted to stage the wedding there (at St George's Chapel), but later changed his mind, but not sure how true this is...
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Old 02-06-2011, 04:02 PM
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Hi there. Yes indeed, I have been there many times, and it is a lovely place. Windsor Castle is definitely worth visiting! I read somewhere that Prince William originally wanted to stage the wedding there (at St George's Chapel), but later changed his mind, but not sure how true this is...
I hope I can visit one day.
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Old 02-13-2011, 06:33 AM
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Welcome here!
Enjoy the discussion and have fun!
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Old 02-13-2011, 07:58 AM
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Hi Mark!

Welcome! I hope you will enjoy it here!
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Old 02-14-2011, 07:57 AM
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Thank you. Certainly seems very friendly so far
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Old 02-25-2011, 04:16 PM
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; your app sounds interesting.
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Old 02-25-2011, 04:26 PM
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Thank you Lumutqueen. Wow, almost 10,000 posts, I'm impressed
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