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Old 05-10-2018, 10:46 PM
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That's what I was thinking as well but it looks like they have 4 different 'nougat' colours that double as skin colour.

Interesting. Looking at the chart and the Lego, it looks like they used the "flesh" colour for Doria and the "light flesh" colour for everyone else. I'm revising my guess to there simply being oversight on the part of whoever arranged the colours - I'm thinking someone forgot to get a darker colour for Doria and substituted by using the lighter colour for Meghan. That, or someone used the Doria (or Meghan) bricks in the middle of the palace by mistake (the interior is probably made up of miscellaneous coloured bricks to hold the structure up) and they opted for making Meghan lighter instead of taking apart the structure to find one brick.


I've never made a Lego Royal Wedding before, but I have definitely done the "screw it, this isn't going to be that colour anymore" for both of those reasons.
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A fork in the road...

.... and a whole lot of other places besides are cropping up in Windsor ahead of the royal wedding next Saturday. Its *not* amusing anyone at all.

https://www.aol.com/article/entertai...enue/23434391/
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Posts discussing possible wedding guests, the menu and the hotels M&H will stay at before the wedding, have been moved to the Wedding Musings thread.
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Windsor is getting ready!

I live in Windsor and the excitement is seriously building for the wedding this Saturday. One of my local pubs has even changed it's name to The Prince Harry!

All of the attention on my home town has made me feel quite proud, so I put together a little video about the beauty of the area. Including the best things to see if you visit (the beer from our local brewery is particularly good): https://youtu.be/ZLlrChAxyRg

I hope you enjoy. Who's coming to Windsor this weekend?
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Old 05-15-2018, 06:53 PM
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I live in Windsor and the excitement is seriously building for the wedding this Saturday. One of my local pubs has even changed it's name to The Prince Harry!

All of the attention on my home town has made me feel quite proud, so I put together a little video about the beauty of the area. Including the best things to see if you visit (the beer from our local brewery is particularly good): https://youtu.be/ZLlrChAxyRg

I hope you enjoy. Who's coming to Windsor this weekend?
Lucky Lucky you to live in such beautiful place and the right place to be on the 19th .... I can't wait
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Old 05-15-2018, 08:00 PM
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Interesting video. Looks like a fantastic place to live and a great tourist destination. Thanks for posting! (and hosting too!)
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I live in Windsor and the excitement is seriously building for the wedding this Saturday. One of my local pubs has even changed it's name to The Prince Harry!

All of the attention on my home town has made me feel quite proud, so I put together a little video about the beauty of the area. Including the best things to see if you visit (the beer from our local brewery is particularly good): https://youtu.be/ZLlrChAxyRg

I hope you enjoy. Who's coming to Windsor this weekend?
Thank you for sharing.....have a pint for all of us!
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Old 05-15-2018, 10:46 PM
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I live in Windsor and the excitement is seriously building for the wedding this Saturday. One of my local pubs has even changed it's name to The Prince Harry!

All of the attention on my home town has made me feel quite proud, so I put together a little video about the beauty of the area. Including the best things to see if you visit (the beer from our local brewery is particularly good): https://youtu.be/ZLlrChAxyRg

I hope you enjoy. Who's coming to Windsor this weekend?
Well done with the video. Thank you for that. I hope to get over there one day.
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Old 05-15-2018, 11:18 PM
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I live in Windsor and the excitement is seriously building for the wedding this Saturday. One of my local pubs has even changed it's name to The Prince Harry!

All of the attention on my home town has made me feel quite proud, so I put together a little video about the beauty of the area. Including the best things to see if you visit (the beer from our local brewery is particularly good): https://youtu.be/ZLlrChAxyRg

I hope you enjoy. Who's coming to Windsor this weekend?
What an extremely thoughtful and wonderful thing to do for us here, If I could I would buy you dinner and a pint.......Thank you so much! Wow, makes me want to visit Windsor soon, what a beautiful place to live in.
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Old 05-15-2018, 11:23 PM
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Take a look at what NBC and the Today Show have built on top of a hotel in Windsor in order to get good views of the carriage ride on the 19th!

https://mobile.twitter.com/chrisship...7Ctwgr%5Etweet
Wow - that is - insane, lol. But I am really excited to see the US press holing up and getting ready for this wedding... it's gonna be historic and I'm so excited.

I hope the drama dies down so Meghan and Harry can enjoy from here on out.
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That looks like an half unfinished space ship almost ready to take off.....what are they thinking......
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Yes, the Queen's holiday at Balmoral is inviolate! I think the family automatically crosses out August and September for weddings.

Take a look at what NBC and the Today Show have built on top of a hotel in Windsor in order to get good views of the carriage ride on the 19th!

https://mobile.twitter.com/chrisship...7Ctwgr%5Etweet
Uh, did they build a football stand outside of Windsor Castle?
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So much for the 'but no one's even going to be interested' detractors.
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And we heard how this wedding being small and Harry is not close to the throne that hardly anyone will watch it..........
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I live in Windsor and the excitement is seriously building for the wedding this Saturday. One of my local pubs has even changed it's name to The Prince Harry!

All of the attention on my home town has made me feel quite proud, so I put together a little video about the beauty of the area. Including the best things to see if you visit (the beer from our local brewery is particularly good): https://youtu.be/ZLlrChAxyRg

I hope you enjoy. Who's coming to Windsor this weekend?
Great video. Windsor is now on my “must visit” places when we travel to London.
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Lucky Lucky you to live in such beautiful place and the right place to be on the 19th .... I can't wait
It's times like this when I do feel very lucky!

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What an extremely thoughtful and wonderful thing to do for us here, If I could I would buy you dinner and a pint.......Thank you so much! Wow, makes me want to visit Windsor soon, what a beautiful place to live in.

Thanks so much! I hope you do visit Windsor soon

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Great video. Windsor is now on my “must visit” places when we travel to London.

Thank you! It is very easy to do a day trip from London. All of the main sights are very close together
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Old 05-18-2018, 10:24 AM
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200 Amalfi lemons
500 organic eggs from Suffolk
20kgs of butter
20kgs of flour
20kgs of sugar
10 bottles of Sandringham Elderflower Cordial

That is one massive cake. I'm curious... can a cake that is heavily soaked be stacked many layers high? Maybe a seasoned baker here can tell me.
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Old 05-18-2018, 10:30 AM
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There are techniques to help support the cake--dowels that can be run down into the cake and on which invisible platforms can rest--but that's one of the reasons fruitcake, which has a lot more substance than any kind of sponge cake--has been a traditional choice. It holds up much better to being tiered.

I'm sure the baker has done this before, but personally, I'd be apprehensive.
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200 Amalfi lemons
500 organic eggs from Suffolk
20kgs of butter
20kgs of flour
20kgs of sugar
10 bottles of Sandringham Elderflower Cordial

That is one massive cake. I'm curious... can a cake that is heavily soaked be stacked many layers high? Maybe a seasoned baker here can tell me.
I read the recipe this morning! It sounds DELICIOUS. Love the elderflower touch - from the Queen's garden!
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Old 05-18-2018, 11:11 AM
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I just don't see the resemblance - other than the hair. Her mouth, eyes and nose are different. Her skin tone is off and her face shape doesn't match. There are better Meghan Markle look-a-likes. She's not it. Sorry.
I don’t understand, I also don’t think they lookalike in any way whatsoever.

At least I’m not the only one who doesn’t see it haha!
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