The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #181  
Old 11-11-2015, 07:16 PM
Daria_S's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: My own head, United States
Posts: 8,103
Anna, what a lovely post about Her Highness' visit to NYC. Thank you for always doing such wonderful coverage of the Countess' events.


Sent from my iPad using The Royals Community mobile app
__________________

__________________
"My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring".
~Prince William~


I'm not obsessed with royalty...I just think intensely about it.
  #182  
Old 11-12-2015, 03:46 PM
iceflower's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: , Germany
Posts: 49,814
.

The Earl of Wessex visited the Muslim Burial Ground in Woking, Surrey, today, November 12:


** 964eagle.co.uk: Prince Edward unveils new Woking peace garden **

__________________

__________________
**** Welcome aboard! ****
  #183  
Old 11-13-2015, 02:55 PM
annaelfka's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Chorzów, Poland
Posts: 991
Thank you for your lovely comments!
The Countess is currently in Toronto. Her visit ends tomorrow.
HRH The Countess of Wessex: 1st day of Toronto/Ontario working visit for The Countess of Wessex.
__________________
Countess of Wessex Blog: http://hrhcountessofwessex.blogspot.com/
Duchess of Cambridge Blog: http://hrhcatherineduchessofcambridge.blogspot.com/
  #184  
Old 11-13-2015, 04:26 PM
Mermaid1962's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: NearTheCoast, Canada
Posts: 6,303
So nice to see this coverage, annaelfka. Sophie seems to be taking quite an interest in our aboriginal folks. It's nice to see.
  #185  
Old 11-13-2015, 11:39 PM
bweir's Avatar
Gentry
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: , Canada
Posts: 98
I was able to take some photos of the Countess of Wessex at the Royal Winter Fair this afternoon. She received a very enthusiastic reception!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/855365...h/22973650166/
  #186  
Old 11-14-2015, 02:56 PM
annaelfka's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Chorzów, Poland
Posts: 991
Quote:
Originally Posted by bweir View Post
I was able to take some photos of the Countess of Wessex at the Royal Winter Fair this afternoon. She received a very enthusiastic reception!
https://www.flickr.com/photos/855365...h/22973650166/
Hi I used 1 pic with credit & redirection, do let me know if that's ok, as your pics were terrific. Looks like Sophie had a fabulous time!
HRH The Countess of Wessex
__________________
Countess of Wessex Blog: http://hrhcountessofwessex.blogspot.com/
Duchess of Cambridge Blog: http://hrhcatherineduchessofcambridge.blogspot.com/
  #187  
Old 11-14-2015, 03:56 PM
bweir's Avatar
Gentry
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: , Canada
Posts: 98
Quote:
Originally Posted by annaelfka View Post
Hi I used 1 pic with credit & redirection, do let me know if that's ok, as your pics were terrific. Looks like Sophie had a fabulous time!
HRH The Countess of Wessex
That's great. Thanks! You have a wonderful site!
  #188  
Old 11-17-2015, 04:11 PM
iceflower's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: , Germany
Posts: 49,814
.

The Earl of Wessex was in Bolton today, November 17, to visit Bolton School marking the school's centenary and to open the new University Technical College.

As Patron he also attended the Award Ceremony for the 2015 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting at the Royal Exchange Theatre Company in Manchester.


** bolton.ac.uk: Royal opening for the Stoller Building **


** boltonschool.org: Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Visits Bolton School **


** manchestereveningnews.co.uk: Prince Edward is sung the National Anthem by a robot at the opening..**
__________________
**** Welcome aboard! ****
  #189  
Old 11-20-2015, 11:20 PM
Dman's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 15,338
Sophie Wessex says she's the only royal woman with a career - even though her own PR firm bombed after newspaper sting-
Sophie Wessex says she's the only royal woman with a career | Daily Mail Online
__________________
"WE CANNOT PRAY IN LOVE AND LIVE IN HATE AND STILL THINK WE ARE WORSHIPING GOD."

A.W. TOZER
  #190  
Old 11-21-2015, 08:23 AM
AdmirerUS's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 5,978
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dman View Post
Sophie Wessex says she's the only royal woman with a career - even though her own PR firm bombed after newspaper sting-
Sophie Wessex says she's the only royal woman with a career | Daily Mail Online
JMO, but there should be a law about slips that are older then 5 years. Instead of "In 2001 she made indiscreet comments about Royal Family" the press should have to say "14 years ago she made...
  #191  
Old 11-21-2015, 10:42 AM
annaelfka's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Chorzów, Poland
Posts: 991
That's below of the lowest of the low even for DM, I am surprised Rebecca wrote it. And don't get me started on comparison of Sophie's job cv with Kate's. That's laughable.
__________________
Countess of Wessex Blog: http://hrhcountessofwessex.blogspot.com/
Duchess of Cambridge Blog: http://hrhcatherineduchessofcambridge.blogspot.com/
  #192  
Old 11-21-2015, 11:09 AM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: *******, Canada
Posts: 8,561
Quote:
She was subsequently forced by Buckingham Palace to do an exclusive interview with the newspaper in return for dropping the story – an agreement the paper later reneged on – in which she talked about her husband’s sexuality.
His sexuality? Is this from the fake sheik tapes or an interview? I'm looking for a link but can't find the particular reference.
  #193  
Old 11-21-2015, 11:16 AM
annaelfka's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Chorzów, Poland
Posts: 991
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rudolph View Post
His sexuality? Is this from the fake sheik tapes or an interview? I'm looking for a link but can't find the particular reference.
It was all in one time, she had to do the interview, so the News of the World, wouldn't print the story on her comments, which was printed either way, not sure who broke the news, but the news travelled fast and almost every paper had printed this story.. So she had to deal with headlines like "My Edward is not gay" - there were idiotic roumours he was, and shortly afterward the News of The World sting was out, and it was just the worst time ever for her.
Sophie's choice: PR or the Palace - Telegraph
__________________
Countess of Wessex Blog: http://hrhcountessofwessex.blogspot.com/
Duchess of Cambridge Blog: http://hrhcatherineduchessofcambridge.blogspot.com/
  #194  
Old 11-21-2015, 11:48 AM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: San Francisco, United States
Posts: 2,383
The Countess of Wessex's "career" comment was very surprising to come from a former PR professional. Considering the very considerable workload of some of the royal women are carrying, including the work they do as very involved members of charitable organizations, the Countess most likely ruffled a few feathers. Although her career was in the private field, sometimes work is work no matter where it is done.

The rumors regarding Prince Edward's sexual orientation were around long before Sophie came along.
  #195  
Old 11-21-2015, 12:32 PM
annaelfka's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Chorzów, Poland
Posts: 991
Quote:
Originally Posted by grevinnan View Post
The Countess of Wessex's "career" comment was very surprising to come from a former PR professional.
She was speaking about professional job/work before her royal days. She has been working since she finished her school. She was not talking about royal job.
__________________
Countess of Wessex Blog: http://hrhcountessofwessex.blogspot.com/
Duchess of Cambridge Blog: http://hrhcatherineduchessofcambridge.blogspot.com/
  #196  
Old 11-21-2015, 06:41 PM
bertie5252003's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 3,481
Well at least they got it right in the end .. she is one of the most valuable assets the Royal Family have so though a bit catty this article the end was to the point
  #197  
Old 11-22-2015, 12:51 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: n/a, United States
Posts: 695
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rudolph View Post
His sexuality? Is this from the fake sheik tapes or an interview? I'm looking for a link but can't find the particular reference.
As was Anna mentioned, the comments about Edward's sexuality came in the interview that Sophie gave to the News of the World at the same time as the fake sheik scandal (in an unsuccessful attempt to get them not to publish the transcripts of the tapes). The interview was rather lengthy and rather personal - with "My Edward is Not Gay" splashed in giant letters on the front page of the NOTW - but I don't think it can be found online anymore (nor can the fake sheik transcripts, AFAIK), due to the fact that the NOTW shut down.

Quote:
Originally Posted by grevinnan View Post
The Countess of Wessex's "career" comment was very surprising to come from a former PR professional. Considering the very considerable workload of some of the royal women are carrying, including the work they do as very involved members of charitable organizations, the Countess most likely ruffled a few feathers. Although her career was in the private field, sometimes work is work no matter where it is done.

The rumors regarding Prince Edward's sexual orientation were around long before Sophie came along.
As the Daily Mail article mentions (and at least they got this part right!), Sophie was speaking at a 100 Women in Hedge Funds event in New York. Her exact comment was: "I am rare because I am one of the few ladies in the British Royal Family who has had a professional business career and their own company. So perhaps I am able, through my own experience, to have a deeper appreciation of the corporate world and what it’s like to have to climb the career ladder." She was mentioning it in the context of the fact that women working in hedge funds (the group she was addressing) are somewhat rare themselves. Much of her audience may not have known she had a professional background, so she probably thought it worth mentioning.

In general, I feel like what little media coverage Sophie has gotten in recent years has been positive (and deseevedly so, IMO), but I feel like there's a little bit of backlash recently, especially from the Daily Mail. They've gone from praising her style to, in recent months, suddenly seeming to focus on the fact that her clothes cost a lot (as designer clothes tend to do!). And now dragging up silly stuff like this just because she mentioned the fact that she used to have a career. Typical tabloid silliness.
  #198  
Old 12-20-2015, 12:45 PM
Duke of Marmalade's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
TRF Author
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posts: 13,339
Sophie of Wessex and Prince Edward take their children out to Ascot racecourse | Daily Mail Online
  #199  
Old 12-20-2015, 03:08 PM
Pranter's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 11,060
Oh my James so reminds me of a young Queen Elizabeth!

Louise looks very smart in her navy (purple) coat with a velvet collar...and stockings! She looks much like her father and puts me in mind of Princess Anne at times too.


LaRae
  #200  
Old 12-20-2015, 03:16 PM
Daria_S's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: My own head, United States
Posts: 8,103
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pranter View Post
Louise looks very smart in her navy (purple) coat with a velvet collar...and stockings! She looks much like her father and puts me in mind of Princess Anne at times too.


LaRae
My sentiments exactly. She looks like a proper young lady and her coat suits her complexion perfectly.



Sent from my iPad using The Royals Community mobile app
__________________

__________________
"My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring".
~Prince William~


I'm not obsessed with royalty...I just think intensely about it.
Closed Thread

Tags
countess of wessex, current events, earl of wessex, lady louise mountbatten-windsor, viscount severn


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Earl and Countess of Wessex and Family Current Events 10: November 2018 - JessRulz The Earl and Countess of Wessex and Family 242 07-17-2019 04:04 PM
Earl and Countess of Wessex and Family Current Events 8: January 2014-March 2015 Zonk Current Events Archive 809 03-26-2015 07:48 PM
Earl and Countess of Wessex Current Events 9: November 2005-March 2006 Martine Current Events Archive 197 03-11-2006 11:46 PM




Popular Tags
alqasimi archie mountbatten-windsor aristocracy bavaria;house;chef;luitpold;ludwig birthday celebration bracelets british royal family charles of wales christian ix countess of wessex crown prince hussein crown prince hussein's future wife crusades current events cypher denmark discussão duchess of cambridge duchess of sussex duke & duchess of cambridge; duke of cambridge duke of edinburgh duke of sussex duke of york family search felipe vi french royalty germany hamdan bin mohammed head of the house her children introduction jack brooksbank jerusalem king letter meghan markle modernization mohammed vi monaco christening monarchism nelson mandela bay official visit patron prince harry prince laurent prince of wales prince peter princess princess beatrice princess benedikte princess claire princesses princess royal prince william queen elisabeth royal royal tour rumania sarah ferguson siblings south africa spain state visit sweden trump valois viscount severn windy city wivies



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:37 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2019
Jelsoft Enterprises