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Old 04-13-2016, 07:28 AM
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as much as I too dislike sugary article to cover "misfits" of the couple, i fail to see what W&K has to do with the past. It's not their fault, and the colonial history can't be undone. If they want to report on something crical or negative that the press has witnessed or that has happened fine, but this topic seems to pop up whenever there is aroyal tour in former colonial countries. JMO
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These pictures are so cute! The couple sure look like they are having a great time.
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as much as I too dislike sugary article to cover "misfits" of the couple, i fail to see what W&K has to do with the past. It's not their fault, and the colonial history can't be undone. If they want to report on something crical or negative that the press has witnessed or that has happened fine, but this topic seems to pop up whenever there is aroyal tour in former colonial countries. JMO
I agree. It's not their fault and they can't do anything about it!
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Old 04-13-2016, 08:03 AM
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They are going to a sweet scarf collection after this trip.


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Old 04-13-2016, 08:03 AM
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I agree. It's not their fault and they can't do anything about it!
I'm not saying I don't understand them though, as their suffered past can't be ignore and still bear the consequences, but I think the press should vent out their anger for the imperial times in other contenxts
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Old 04-13-2016, 08:24 AM
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I'm not saying I don't understand them though, as their suffered past can't be ignore and still bear the consequences, but I think the press should vent out their anger for the imperial times in other contenxts
Yes, ofc I can understand it. But it's like when Crown Princess Victoria was with a holocaust survivor and a reporter asked her about her nazi grandfather. It's just not something she can do anything about and shouldn't have to answer for.
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What a brilliant tour this has been. Video from today's safari






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Old 04-13-2016, 09:15 AM
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They do look like they are having a great time.


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Old 04-13-2016, 09:19 AM
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as much as I too dislike sugary article to cover "misfits" of the couple, i fail to see what W&K has to do with the past. It's not their fault, and the colonial history can't be undone. If they want to report on something crical or negative that the press has witnessed or that has happened fine, but this topic seems to pop up whenever there is aroyal tour in former colonial countries. JMO

Is the UK press or the Indian press writing these stories.? We know the UK press has an axe to grind with the Cambridges.


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Old 04-13-2016, 09:23 AM
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Is the UK press or the Indian press writing these stories.? We know the UK press has an axe to grind with the Cambridges.


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I think this time was the indian press, but my post was a general comment. The history usually surfaces on every tour (USA, Asia, Africa), so that's not a surprise.
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Rebecca English tweeted that some of the press pack (not all) went on the royal plane to
I'm assuming they did the usual thing and selected press pool reps. Did anyone read anything about who went to Kaziranga?

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The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge tour of India & Bhutan, in pictures - News
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Old 04-13-2016, 09:46 AM
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Rebecca English tweeted that some of the press pack (not all) went on the royal plane to
I'm assuming they did the usual thing and selected press pool reps. Did anyone read anything about who went to Kaziranga?

https://twitter.com/RE_DailyMail/sta...75482658525184

Most of the press went ahead of the couple to the national park area when they were still in New Dehli yesterday morning. There is bunch of shots on Twitter of various press at the airport, on tour buses. If any press flew with the Cambridges on the govt plane, it would have been the people who coverage the am Dehli events. From her tweets, Rebecca English was there for them leaving on the safari and then moved to the village that they went to afterwards. The safari press would have been mostly camera people/ photographer instead of reporters.


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Is there an evening event today?
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Old 04-13-2016, 11:24 AM
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Is there an evening event today?
No the events are done for today. They are off to Bhutan early tomorrow
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From Press Tweets: as they were checking into the hotel, noticeable earthquake startled the press corp.
I don't know if The Duke and Duchess had yet landed, but it did make me wonder what others in the royal family had experienced noticeable tremblers. Probably Harry while in Afghanistan.
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Ah yes one's first noticeable earthquake will live on in most people's minds for the rest of their lives. I've had to deliver safety instructions and comfort more than one terrified person during my lifetime in California.
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On day three of their official tour of India, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with a group of Indian women to hear about a range of issues affecting women and girls in the country.

The meeting was convened at the personal request of The Duke who wanted an opportunity to hear directly from women working to support other women and girls. He also wanted to get a sense of work being done to help young women to achieve their full potential and for men to become more supportive of the women and girls in their lives.
I think this is exceedingly important and it's especially nice to hear that William was the one who requested the meeting to show men that women's rights are not only a "Women's issue".
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