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Old 08-20-2014, 05:16 PM
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What's interesting is that while the Cambridges have voiced complaints about photographs of them in their private lives, they can't stop Instagram and Twitter. We no longer have a traditional press that can be controlled in some way.
Most of the pics seems taken by bystanders or common people... and ot by paparazzi... ( I'm talking about pics of Kate shopping)... I don't know how the laws is about public streets
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Old 08-20-2014, 05:33 PM
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I think it's great that Catherine is able to have a private life despite her being a senior royal. I remember that was a worry by many before she and William decided to get married. A great deal of people thought she wouldn't be able to have a private life outside of the palace gates and go about her day normally. That has been proven not the case. Catherine can not only be a high profile senior royal, but also, she can run her errands privately and without much trouble.
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Old 08-20-2014, 05:39 PM
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I agree here... She seems to be strong enough to handle all this.... After all you don't wait 8 years to get married if you are not used to this kind of life...
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Old 08-20-2014, 06:07 PM
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I agree here... She seems to be strong enough to handle all this.... After all you don't wait 8 years to get married if you are not used to this kind of life...
She's been through a lot since her courtship with William. She was harassed, her family was harassed and publicly trashed and her privacy was violated several times. Despite it all, she has remained dignified, poised, her head held high and accompanied with a smile. Is she perfect? No, but she always put her best foot forward and I admire her for it.
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Old 08-21-2014, 01:20 AM
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yeah but this "sightings" are not new thing

Out of curiosity when will the maternity leave finish?

I thought in uk lasted one year
Kate is not subject to maternity leave because she doesnt work in the sense of being employed. If at all, she turns up for a few hours most of the time, she has various staff to look after George.

When I lived in the UK women could stay at home for 6 months paid, another 6 months unpaid, depending on what you can afford.
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Old 08-21-2014, 02:11 AM
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Well both CP Victoria and Prince Daniel split the maternity leave between them. It was discussed before the birth of their daughter and their government said they, like every other couple, were entitled to it. So, I guess it's possible the Cambridges have done exactly the same and good on them.

I am not a dyed in the wool Cambridge fan but it is a very good thing that they be seen to have the same rights as every other couple. We all accept that they are or can be role models so why not a model in this?
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Old 08-21-2014, 02:57 AM
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I think in this case we are talking about 3 months. George is over a year now, and still the maternity leave comes up because ... Kate has hardly been SEEN working.
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not windsor @windsorsworld 11h

The Black Faced Sheep Coffee Shop & Restaurant Aboyne Kate has no problems finding local shops - its good causes she cannot find
I'm confused. What's the point of this tweet? Has she recently been seen at this store/restaurant? There's no context, it's just a link and then a dig about Kate not working.
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Old 08-21-2014, 07:31 AM
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I'm confused. What's the point of this tweet? Has she recently been seen at this store/restaurant? There's no context, it's just a link and then a dig about Kate not working.
NotWindsor is a very sarodnic twitter account... However this tweet seems to have come ater Kate was spotted several times shopping... (Accordin to private people)
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Old 08-21-2014, 07:39 AM
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Well both CP Victoria and Prince Daniel split the maternity leave between them. It was discussed before the birth of their daughter and their government said they, like every other couple, were entitled to it. So, I guess it's possible the Cambridges have done exactly the same and good on them.

I am not a dyed in the wool Cambridge fan but it is a very good thing that they be seen to have the same rights as every other couple. We all accept that they are or can be role models so why not a model in this?
In Britain both parents get 14 months of leave when they have a child? We're moving to Britain with a crate of ovulation kits!!
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Old 08-21-2014, 07:45 AM
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She's been through a lot since her courtship with William. She was harassed, her family was harassed and publicly trashed and her privacy was violated several times. Despite it all, she has remained dignified, poised, her head held high and accompanied with a smile. Is she perfect? No, but she always put her best foot forward and I admire her for it.
I admire Kate for having resisted all this and never reacted to the the sevaral defiances
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Old 08-21-2014, 08:16 AM
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...George is over a year now, and still the maternity leave comes up because ... Kate has hardly been SEEN working.
Well, no, Duke of Marmalade, in this case the maternity leave thing came up because someone asked. I don't recall having seen any sort of uproar about this subject until now.
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Old 08-21-2014, 11:15 AM
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NotWindsor is a very sarodnic twitter account... However this tweet seems to have come ater Kate was spotted several times shopping... (Accordin to private people)
Is the tweet in reference to Kate shopping last week, or was this another recent sighting? All the tweet contains is a link, so I have no idea what it's referencing. I think tweets from the person (or people) that spotted Kate (or just tweets that give more information), would be more useful than some random tweet that is unclear and without context.

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What's interesting is that while the Cambridges have voiced complaints about photographs of them in their private lives, they can't stop Instagram and Twitter. We no longer have a traditional press that can be controlled in some way.
This is one of the reasons why Harry says he hates twitter. He said it's a violation of his privacy. In fact, when the Daily Mirror published twitter photos of Harry and Cressida (at the theater), they complained that it invaded their privacy. The paper had to take down the photos and issue a public apology.
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Old 08-21-2014, 03:08 PM
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Is the tweet in reference to Kate shopping last week, or was this another recent sighting? All the tweet contains is a link, so I have no idea what it's referencing. I think tweets from the person (or people) that spotted Kate (or just tweets that give more information), would be more useful than some random tweet that is unclear and without context.

I don't know for sure but she was seen 3 or 4 times last week.... I have no link because people on internet simply tweeted it with an hashtag... No photos I guess
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Old 08-21-2014, 03:12 PM
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Anyone can tweet anything. Kate wasn't seen 3 or 4 times last week.
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Old 08-21-2014, 05:04 PM
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I don't know for sure but she was seen 3 or 4 times last week.... I have no link because people on internet simply tweeted it with an hashtag... No photos I guess
She was seen 3 or 4 times at the restaurant that person linked? I guess I'm trying to figure out why one of those tweets weren't linked, as opposed to a tweet from someone just making a dig about Kate.
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She was seen 3 or 4 times at the restaurant that person linked? I guess I'm trying to figure out why one of those tweets weren't linked, as opposed to a tweet from someone just making a dig about Kate.

mmm sorry but maybe you are referring to another link

which restaurant?
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The link that was in your initial post. The Black Faced Sheep, is a restaurant, coffee shop and store. I made the reference to it being a restaurant and store in one of my other posts.

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That's why I asked if the link from that tweet contained any other information beside the snarky comment. I was generally curious if Kate was seen shopping at this place 3 or 4 times, or if she was seen at other places.
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Old 08-21-2014, 05:22 PM
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Ah sorry I even didn't notice it! I thought I had posted only the tweet
Honestly I don't know

I think she has been seen in difference places... I don't know anything about "the black sheep". I read she was seen at bicester village and buying some clothes for George
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