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Old 02-21-2013, 09:53 PM
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A Chair also has to know the subject of the meeting inside and out to keep the meeting going on an even keel. That not only takes skill, but also intelligence too.

Something tells me this hasn't so much to do w/the comments at the DM or other "papers", but a subtle way of the Palace answering back in it's own way regarding the mess that Hilary Martel's essay/comments produced IMO.

Subtle, but I'm afraid that might just go over some people's heads sadly. Still, it's a smart thing to do IMO and should have been happening sooner.
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Old 02-21-2013, 10:22 PM
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Didn't realize she had taken on a children's palliative care charity. Though her appearance will be item #1 covered, these difficult subjects will be given some daylight because of her.
Yup- she's done good work with it too. I was particularly impressed by her setting up a partnership between EACH and Hospice Malaysia, which she visited on her tour last year.
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Old 02-21-2013, 10:40 PM
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Not only that, but also staying in touch w/those children who have really touched her heart. When little Diamond, the little sweetie fighting cancer who rushed into her arms at Calgary Intl Airport during the Cdn Tour, had been blessed w/a Christmas Miracle of finding out that Cancer was in Remission, TRH sent out a statement saying how happy they were w/the news.

Apparently, they've stayed in contact w/Diamond and her Family too. That's only one story of many over the last two years too. Very impressive of her IMO.
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Old 02-22-2013, 02:07 AM
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Catherine is making a difference in people's lives, and that's very, very admirable. I'm happy to hear that she chaired a meeting that concerned a charity she wanted to work with. I can't to see what she does next in terms of new patronages, and as always, her way with people (especially children) is extremely touching and sincere.
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:53 PM
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I really happy to see catherine so healthy. that is the important thing, she really look fine.
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Didn't realize she had taken on a children's palliative care charity. Though her appearance will be item #1 covered, these difficult subjects will be given some daylight because of her.
I'm glad, but I hope she will also promote the arts!
The RF has always been patrons of the museums, the ballet, the opera...I think Kate should take on more of such patronages.

I know she has the National Gallery, but I think that's the only one.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:01 PM
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I'm glad, but I hope she will also promote the arts!
The RF has always been patrons of the museums, the ballet, the opera...I think Kate should take on more of such patronages.

I know she has the National Gallery, but I think that's the only one.
I for one hope that she'll support causes that are not really touched by royals. Yes, the arts are important, but so are children's hospices, addiction, and many other issues. She can have a few patronages that deal with arts or course, but it would be nice to see her supporting something different.
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Just been asked to contribute to Kate Middleton's baby shower.Relieved to see that it's going to her East Anglia Children’s Hospice charity
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The Baby Hamper Donated to @EACH_hospices by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge is now at £525! Closes May 31, 2013: http://www.each-charity-auction.org.uk/#
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New engagement for DoC. April 29th visiting the children's hospice Naomi House in Hampshire.

This is part of Children's Hospice Week 2013
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:14 AM
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Very nice of her to do this on her wedding anniversary too.
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Old 04-15-2013, 01:08 PM
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Some some information on the Naomi House event.

http://www.thisishampshire.net/news/...e_on_April_29/
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New engagement for DoC. April 29th visiting the children's hospice Naomi House in Hampshire.

This is part of Children's Hospice Week 2013
Oh, wow, bring on the tissues!
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Oh, wow, bring on the tissues!
More than likely, knowing how great Catherine is when it comes to interacting with children.
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Duchess of Cambridge to visit Naomi House 29th April -More details
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Great article! A tea party with a real princess.... those kids will be in heaven!
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The kids will appreciate it.
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Great article! A tea party with a real princess.... those kids will be in heaven!
Oh, absolutely! I can't wait for pictures .

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The kids will appreciate it.
I work with young children, and I can say that getting to spend time with a 'cool' grown-up that's of a relative or teacher is a real treat. The kids that will spend time with Catherine will be on cloud nine.
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Catherine's first video message in support of CHildrens Hospice Week

Duchess of Cambridge speaks of hospice 'lifeline' in first video message - Telegraph
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