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Even when there is a state dinner/visit at Windsor we rarely get many pics. Given that this was basically a low key private visit I am not surprised there was only 1 pic released.
Actually I am happy a pic was released at all. The Court Circular freqiently says that HM received the President/PM of this or that nation and we never see any pics of those meetings at all because they are also private/low key visits.
I share your delight with this picture!; I have never seen a picture of this room before that looks quite cosy, almost like the King and Queen dropped in on her majesty while she was watching the telly!
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I agree. It all looked very cozy. Comfy sofa, TV & DVD player in the background. Almost expected a Corgie to poke its head around the chair or to be napping on the sofa.
I think the use of a private sitting room instead of a state apartment for the photos just emphasized the fact that this was a private and unofficial visit.
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The first thing I noticed was the flat screen. Cozy, thought it odd not a more formal room for the meeting, looks like the queen's private sitting room.
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Old 07-10-2013, 07:27 PM
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The audience was in The Queen's private apartments at Windsor Castle.
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:19 PM
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The Queen looks like she is comfortable, welcoming a friend into her home. WA & Maxims could gather so much knowledge from this amazing woman. What a blessing to be able to meet the Queen
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:25 PM
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Very nice of The Queen to welcome the King & Queen in her private apartments. Places we really don't see. Not as glamorous as people would imagine.
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They all look excellent! The Queen looks lovely in her summery dress, and Maxima fabulous in her orange dress. - It must have been a delightful occasion for these heads of state.
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I can't believe that Maxima thought that she looked good in that dress. She looked like a sack of potatoes tied in the middle.
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This visit was such a damp squib..I was not at all a fan of these "Introductory Visits" right from the beginning.. But anyways, people seem to enjoy these, and good for them..
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Looks like a really relaxed atmosphere at Windsor Castle yesterday and nice to have a rare peek inside the queen's private apartments.
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Why is there only one pic of this visit? We got more from the other introductory visits, didn't we?
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Interestingly, the picture appears to have been taken in a private sitting room at Windsor, rather than one of the more grand state apartments.
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Interestingly, the picture appears to have been taken in a private sitting room at Windsor, rather than one of the more grand state apartments.
Yes the visit was indeed at the queen's private apartments at Windsor .
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Why is there only one pic of this visit? We got more from the other introductory visits, didn't we?
This one was considered private...
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Old 07-11-2013, 07:58 AM
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I hope, this link works, this is a short Video of the visit.

Kisses for the Queen and no bow of course, as "equals" now.
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Unfortunately my laptop is playing up today as the room that I'm in hasn't got a very good connection. I'll try again later. I did see a bit of the second video though. I like how WA and Maxima greeted HM . HM's private apartment looked very nice.

Does anyone know how long the visit will be or if any more information has been released?
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I assume the visit is already over. The CC only mentioned HM receiving WA & Maxima for tea at Windsor. There were no plans for him to meet with the PM or anyone from the UK government.
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I assume the visit is already over. The CC only mentioned HM receiving WA & Maxima for tea at Windsor. There were no plans for him to meet with the PM or anyone from the UK government.
Thanks for the extra information. I thought the visit would be a little bit longer than a day as the other introductory visits were two-three days long (correct me if I'm wrong here). After hearing that HM attended a Coronation anniversary event today, I'm now also thinking that WA and Maxima's visit has finished.
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