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Old 07-02-2014, 02:02 PM
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Anna- Loved this post.
Love the violet hat in 2010, and the light blue one at Ascot.
Added bonus - the lovely Duchess of Cambridge in that divine hat, and best of all, William in a top hat!
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Old 07-02-2014, 02:35 PM
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Sophie has always had the ability to find new designers to suit her style and Heavenly Necklaces was a find of hers as well.I love her hats now they were a bit questionable prior but very elegant now IMO
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Old 07-02-2014, 02:38 PM
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Great general info blog, Anna! Thanks for the background.
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Old 07-02-2014, 02:40 PM
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Glad you liked it. It was something I wrote in the heat of the moment.
I will have official pictures from the visit to hospital, and most likely from 30th anniversary gala of Tomorrow's people for my blog! YAY
But here's a little preview from today. To me she is perfect.
Royal Photography by Paul Ratcliffe: LEEDS July 2014 Sophie Countess of Wessex
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Sophie looked lovely today and I really love those earrings. Her smile is basically what makes her look so pretty. She should just smile all the time really. Not a hard thing to do!
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On June 30 the Earl of Wessex opened the Woodview Centre at Wigan and Leigh Hospice in Hindley, Wigan.



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Old 07-03-2014, 01:30 PM
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HRH Countess of Wessex: Countess visits Leeds Children’s Hospital for the 3rd time!
Finally post is up. Very happy Sophie supported Twitter campaign.
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Nice to see Edward's visit was covered.

Sophie wasn't wear her wedding rings. That may be the first time I have noticed that. Love the image of her with the baby in the cot.
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It's mandatory to remove jewellery from hands when visiting a hospital and use antibacterial soap or something to hands. She is meeting very ill children, so they cannot risk their lives. That's only why she isn't wearing jewellery.
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It's mandatory to remove jewellery from hands when visiting a hospital and use antibacterial soap or something to hands. She is meeting very ill children, so they cannot risk their lives. That's only why she isn't wearing jewellery.
That is true but I am sure she has worn her jewellery before. My midwife colleagues wear a plain wedding band to work as that is allowed.
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She did wear in hospitals, but at some point she removed it always. She was meeting children waiting for transplants or after transplants, so I am sure she was briefed before, and just didn't take anything with her. BTW recently she only wore her diamond band, without wedding band.
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HRH Countess of Wessex: Countess visits Leeds Children’s Hospital for the 3rd time!
Finally post is up. Very happy Sophie supported Twitter campaign.
Love all the pictures in this post. Loved the one of the baby in the cot.
I do not see a Countess there- I see a Mummy.
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OKAY...THAT'S IT!!! I am beyond frustrated here and ticked off!!!!!

For the last few weeks, whenever I try to access certain sites like Anna's site on Sophie or The Express, I get a blank page over top of it after about a few seconds w/Twitter Widget Help at the top of the page and it will *not* go away!! If I hit the back button, the blasted thing just refreshes itself instead of taking me back to the site I want to look at.

Has anyone else had this issue and if so, how do I get rid of it? I would very much like to access Anna's excellent site again w/out having to reload and attempt speed reading the contents before that (insert favourite swear word here) widget thing kicks in.


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HRH Countess of Wessex: Countess visits Leeds Children’s Hospital for the 3rd time!
Finally post is up. Very happy Sophie supported Twitter campaign.
Thank you for sharing this Anna. I love seeing Sophie with children. She has a way with them.

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Love all the pictures in this post. Loved the one of the baby in the cot.
I do not see a Countess there- I see a Mummy.
You're correct; I don't see a Countess either. More than likely, she was remembering her own experience of seeing her daughter in a crib like that when she was little.
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Love all the pictures in this post. Loved the one of the baby in the cot.
I do not see a Countess there- I see a Mummy.
I was just about to post the same thing! The photo of Sophie gazing down at the baby in the cot was my favourite too. Judging by her facial expression, I can imagine that the little one reminded her of Louise and James when they were babies. Sophie is a natural with children.

PS = I'm joining the chorus of those who have thanked Anna for her hard work and blog. I'm always impressed at how fast you ID Sophie's clothes and jewellery.
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OKAY...THAT'S IT!!! I am beyond frustrated here and ticked off!!!!!

For the last few weeks, whenever I try to access certain sites like Anna's site on Sophie or The Express, I get a blank page over top of it after about a few seconds w/Twitter Widget Help at the top of the page and it will *not* go away!! If I hit the back button, the blasted thing just refreshes itself instead of taking me back to the site I want to look at.

Has anyone else had this issue and if so, how do I get rid of it? I would very much like to access Anna's excellent site again w/out having to reload and attempt speed reading the contents before that (insert favourite swear word here) widget thing kicks in.


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PS = I'm joining the chorus of those who have thanked Anna for her hard work and blog. I'm always impressed at how fast you ID Sophie's clothes and jewellery.
Thank you so much! I appreciate it a lot.
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Sophie is a braver lady than I for holding that eagle. I would not even want to get close let alone hold it!
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