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Lovely positive article on Sophie by the Telegraph.

Countess of Wessex: the Royal Family's newest style icon? - Telegraph

Its not about fashion - if its the wrong thread, sorry!

Thanks cepe

Amazing article
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Countess of Wessex today, July 02 at The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show , London

DAYLIFE gallery> countess of wessex july 02 - News, photos, topics, and quotes
gallery> http://multimedia.ctk.cz/cs/foto/hle...0%26dir%3DDESC

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one more gallery http://kuvakauppa.lehtikuva.fi/edori...9df132a&menu=0
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Lovely article from the Telegraph about Sophie. They are singing the Wessex's praises recently and I quite like it. It is great for their publicity and helps people realise the hard work they both do and they aren't just "scrounging off the country". I think it is lovely that they always highlight Sophie's relationship with the Queen and how she gets on particularly well with her mother-in-law. I often wonder what Sophie calls her in private. Elizabeth?

Lovely photos of Sophie at Hampton Court, I do like her dress but I am not a fan of her shoes. Her hair looks lovely too.
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Countess of Wessex today was in Wittering to visit a RAF base
Sophie looks so wonderful and happy and she is just amazing with kids

Two articles + video
Video: Countess of Wessex visits Wittering - Education - Peterborough Telegraph
Countess of Wessex visits RAF Wittering - Local - Rutland and Stamford Mercury
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Nice pics of Sophie at the flower show. The back of her coat is quite interesting...
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The video of Sophie with the children is so cute, I love her playing with the dolls and making them dance. Adorable.
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We'll fight them on the benches! Couple win an apology from Prince Edward after they are turfed out of seat for the PM | Mail Online

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Thank you for the article Lumutqueen. Very nice of Prince Edward to do that.

The more I read about this couple the more and more impressed I am with both Edward and Sophie. They are a real asset to the family - they just put their heads down and get on with their duties without any fuss.
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Countess of Wessex today was in Wittering to visit a RAF base
Sophie looks so wonderful and happy and she is just amazing with kids

Two articles + video
Video: Countess of Wessex visits Wittering - Education - Peterborough Telegraph
Countess of Wessex visits RAF Wittering - Local - Rutland and Stamford Mercury
Sophie interacting with little ones never fails to bring a smile to my face . Thank you for the lovely videos
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Here's a great additional gallery of Sophie's visit to the Wittering Primary School on July 3:


** peterboroughtoday.co.uk: GALLERY: Countess of Wessex visits Wittering Primary School 03/07/12 **



And today, July 5, the Earl and Countess of Wessex officially opened the Diamond Jubilee Walk on Bexhill's seafront
and named the RNLI's new lifeboat in Eastbourne.


** aspectsphotography.photoshelter.com gallery: Earl & Countess of Wessex at Bexhill **


** BBC: Eastbourne lifeboat named by Earl and Countess of Wessex **


** eastbourneherald.co.uk: Royals name lifeboat at harbour **
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Here's a great additional gallery of Sophie's visit to the Wittering Primary School on July 3:


** peterboroughtoday.co.uk: GALLERY: Countess of Wessex visits Wittering Primary School 03/07/12 **



And today, July 5, the Earl and Countess of Wessex officially opened the Diamond Jubilee Walk on Bexhill's seafront
and named the RNLI's new lifeboat in Eastbourne.


** aspectsphotography.photoshelter.com gallery: Earl & Countess of Wessex at Bexhill **


** BBC: Eastbourne lifeboat named by Earl and Countess of Wessex **


** eastbourneherald.co.uk: Royals name lifeboat at harbour **

Thanks so much, iceflower

Amazing articles and pictures
Again they prove how wonderful are with children
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Here's a great additional gallery of Sophie's visit to the Wittering Primary School on July 3:


** peterboroughtoday.co.uk: GALLERY: Countess of Wessex visits Wittering Primary School 03/07/12 **
Does England have year-round school? I'm surprised there are children at primary school in July as I thought the UK ran on a traditional calendar.
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UK school holidays - dates for 2012 & 2013 According to this the school year ends on 24th July with a return on 2nd September.
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Thank you for all the links to articles and images. The images from Aspects Photography of Edward and Sophie are beautiful, particularly the first black and white image. The dress looks lovely on Sophie, she looked beautiful.

Another article with images, this time from Edward and Sophie's visit to Rotherfield in Sussex on 4th July 2012. Quite an amusing quote from Sophie, ever the joker.

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There was a light-hearted moment when the Countess compared sitting down for a few minutes at each table with speed dating.
She asked her husband if he had received any offers yet and said he had more chance than she did."

I wish there was a video of that.

Streets are full for Sophie and Edward
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Thank you for all the links to articles and images. The images from Aspects Photography of Edward and Sophie are beautiful, particularly the first black and white image. The dress looks lovely on Sophie, she looked beautiful.

Another article with images, this time from Edward and Sophie's visit to Rotherfield in Sussex on 4th July 2012. Quite an amusing quote from Sophie, ever the joker.

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There was a light-hearted moment when the Countess compared sitting down for a few minutes at each table with speed dating.
She asked her husband if he had received any offers yet and said he had more chance than she did."

I wish there was a video of that.

Streets are full for Sophie and Edward

_Thanks Molly
Here is another
My Brighton and Hove | Topics | City insights | Diamond Jubilee Royal visit to Brighton and Hove just click on the picture and you can see in bigger size, here is one of the evening events, Sophie looks really lovely
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When I was in England in 2008 I had a chance to tour the Royal Pavilion. What a fantastic piece of English history! I do 18th century reenacting and it wasn't hard for me to imagine how wonderful the Pavilion must have looked in it's prime. A fantastic location for a party.
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_Thanks Molly
Here is another
My Brighton and Hove | Topics | City insights | Diamond Jubilee Royal visit to Brighton and Hove just click on the picture and you can see in bigger size, here is one of the evening events, Sophie looks really lovely
That is a lovely evening gown on Sophie. She looks stunning.
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Gorgeous evening gown I really like the colour on her and wonder what the neckalce is though.
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Gorgeous evening gown I really like the colour on her and wonder what the neckalce is though.
Bertie, I may be mistaken, but it looks like the large stone necklace she wore to the fashion show a few weeks ago. I believe some posters thought it might be peridot.

Maybe someone could enlarge the photo for us to make sure!

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