The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #61  
Old 08-23-2019, 07:32 AM
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Derby, United States
Posts: 125
IMOO it would be wise for if any Royal or person of importance to change their method/type of travel frequently. This way it makes it more difficult for those wanting to do harm. Since the media reports on every little thing and the public wants to know every little thing about the Royals, they need to be extra careful. Just because the Royals travel with protection does not mean that method of travel is safer for them or the public anymore. Unfortunately it is the era we live in.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #62  
Old 08-23-2019, 07:51 AM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Canada, Canada
Posts: 313
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hallo girl View Post
It did look like a chance photograph, not even all that clear. Somebody has been lucky with that one. As has been said before everybody with a mobile phone is a photographer these days,

That doesn't really count for anything, other members of the family have travelled to Balmoral and not been photographed.
IMO, it looks staged. Pictures claimed as exclusive & credited to a tabloid that published the photos online & in print very quickly. Heirs in direct line to the throne & no RPO in sight? A nice, but bleary picture of William & his family using a budget airline while his brother & his family are heavily criticized for accepting private transportation & accommodation from a close friend.

The children look cute, as always, it’s a shame their privacy was invaded to make derisive commentary at another family member.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #63  
Old 08-23-2019, 07:59 AM
O-H Anglophile's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 3,638
Quote:
Originally Posted by DeeT View Post
IMO, it looks staged. Pictures claimed as exclusive & credited to a tabloid that published the photos online & in print very quickly. Heirs in direct line to the throne & no RPO in sight? A nice, but bleary picture of William & his family using a budget airline while his brother & his family are heavily criticized for accepting private transportation & accommodation from a close friend.

The children look cute, as always, it’s a shame their privacy was invaded to make derisive commentary at another family member.
I think this is awfully cynical.

I’m sure the RPOs are there-but really they are rarely seen in photos unless they are wide angle or videos.

They were in a public airport-privacy was not invaded. They were not stalked or harrassed to get a photo.
Reply With Quote
  #64  
Old 08-23-2019, 08:24 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Scotland, United Kingdom
Posts: 618
Quote:
Originally Posted by DeeT View Post
IMO, it looks staged. Pictures claimed as exclusive & credited to a tabloid that published the photos online & in print very quickly. Heirs in direct line to the throne & no RPO in sight? A nice, but bleary picture of William & his family using a budget airline while his brother & his family are heavily criticized for accepting private transportation & accommodation from a close friend.

The children look cute, as always, it’s a shame their privacy was invaded to make derisive commentary at another family member.
You are now doing to the Cambridges the very thing you are accusing others of doing to the Sussexs.

If you have by any chance watched the documentary where William discussed his mother's relationship with the press, you know he would not set up a shot like this or condone it.
Reply With Quote
  #65  
Old 08-23-2019, 08:29 AM
muriel's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: London / Guildford, United Kingdom
Posts: 9,768
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hallo girl View Post
You are now doing to the Cambridges the very thing you are accusing others of doing to the Sussexs.
Hear! Hear!
Reply With Quote
  #66  
Old 08-23-2019, 08:41 AM
Dman's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 15,832
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pranter View Post
There's been pics taken before of the Cambridges flying to Balmoral this time of year.



LaRae
I don’t remember the Cambridge family being snapped boarding a flight to Balmoral and snapped that up close and the pics splashed all over the front pages. We usually know the family are at Balmoral when the family are on their way to Crathie Kirk and those very rare snaps of the family heading to lunch.

I think their privacy was invaded.
__________________
"WE CANNOT PRAY IN LOVE AND LIVE IN HATE AND STILL THINK WE ARE WORSHIPING GOD."

A.W. TOZER
Reply With Quote
  #67  
Old 08-23-2019, 08:43 AM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Canada, Canada
Posts: 313
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hallo girl View Post
You are now doing to the Cambridges the very thing you are accusing others of doing to the Sussexs.

If you have by any chance watched the documentary where William discussed his mother's relationship with the press, you know he would not set up a shot like this or condone it.
I am well aware of Princess Diana’s relationship with the press & have seen where William has discussed it. I have followed BFR, long before William & Diana became part of the family, & I’m well aware of media manipulation.
Reply With Quote
  #68  
Old 08-23-2019, 08:45 AM
Dalriada's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 351
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lilyflo View Post
Yes it would be for one adult travelling from London to Kings Lynn as there aren't any scheduled flights that could transport the Queen from London to Norfolk.



I assume you aren't suggesting that it would be safer for the Cambridges (2 adults & 3 children) to travel to Aberdeen by train are you?


No I am not advocting that the Cambrigdes take the train to Aberdeen as they have the moral highground to make that choice without the hypocrisy of preaching one thing to repeatedly doing another. The single scheduled train ride to Kings Lynn from London is the best option for the monarch. The Queen chose to travel by train to France this year for the D Day commemorations!
Reply With Quote
  #69  
Old 08-23-2019, 08:53 AM
Osipi's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 15,324
There have been a lot of photos over the years of family members arriving and departing from Aberdeen airport. Its the closest for travel to Balmoral. One of the more amusing ones are seeing Sarah leaving and Philip arriving right afterwards. Its not an invasion of privacy at all. Its a public airport.

I just hope they really have a great time at Balmoral. Wonder if any of the Cambridge kids will actually catch fish in the River Dee this year? Balmoral is a wonderful place to enjoy the great outdoors.
__________________
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~~
Reply With Quote
  #70  
Old 08-23-2019, 09:03 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Scotland, United Kingdom
Posts: 618
Quote:
Originally Posted by DeeT View Post
I am well aware of Princess Diana’s relationship with the press & have seen where William has discussed it. I have followed BFR, long William & Diana became part of the family, & I’m well aware of media manipulation.
In that case you surely would agree he would not use his children like this, I will continue to disagree with you that the photograph was staged.

If you are saying that somebody by chance saw them took the photograph, sold it to the press, who then viewed this as an ideal opportunity to play one brother against the other I would say you probably have a point.

Could it be the press knew there was a good chance the family would be heading north, that they were known to use the airport, and wanted a shot of the ' ordinary' Cambridges using normal travel. Possibly there are only so many flights a day they could have taken, so could have timed it well.
Reply With Quote
  #71  
Old 08-23-2019, 09:16 AM
Pranter's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 12,091
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dman View Post
I don’t remember the Cambridge family being snapped boarding a flight to Balmoral and snapped that up close and the pics splashed all over the front pages. We usually know the family are at Balmoral when the family are on their way to Crathie Kirk and those very rare snaps of the family heading to lunch.

I think their privacy was invaded.

I've seen a couple pics on Twitter in the past week showing them headed to Balmoral on the 'budget' plane. At least one of them goes back years.



LaRae
Reply With Quote
  #72  
Old 08-23-2019, 10:15 AM
Frelinghighness's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: New England, United States
Posts: 5,676
Oh, my much ado about nothing!
Reply With Quote
  #73  
Old 08-23-2019, 11:30 AM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: England, United Kingdom
Posts: 3,190
Do the Cambridge's still have use of a cottage on the Balmoral estate? Or now they are a family do they stay at the Castle or with Charles?
Reply With Quote
  #74  
Old 08-23-2019, 11:40 AM
muriel's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: London / Guildford, United Kingdom
Posts: 9,768
Quote:
Originally Posted by tommy100 View Post
Do the Cambridge's still have use of a cottage on the Balmoral estate? Or now they are a family do they stay at the Castle or with Charles?
I do not think they use Tam-na-Ghar, the cottage originally give to William. They seem to stay on another larger cottage somewhere on the estate, and then spend time at both Balmoral and Birkhall.
Reply With Quote
  #75  
Old 08-23-2019, 12:45 PM
Countessmeout's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: alberta, Canada
Posts: 12,024
The news is reporting they stay at Tam na ghar but I find it highly doubtful. Its a three bedroom cottage. Between having three kids now, a nanny, and the grandparents with them, that doesnt seem practical.

They are either at the main home or some unknown property, or Birkhall.

https://observer.com/2019/08/prince-...meghan-markle/
Reply With Quote
  #76  
Old 08-23-2019, 01:07 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: *******, Canada
Posts: 8,912
The Cambridges join The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh for lunch at Balmoral. Princess Anne and her family are also there.
Reply With Quote
  #77  
Old 08-23-2019, 01:17 PM
Blog Real's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Posts: 4,548
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were joined by Prince William and his wife Kate for lunch today as the Royal Family get away for their summer break in Balmoral.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...-Balmoral.html
__________________
My blogs about monarchies
Reply With Quote
  #78  
Old 08-23-2019, 01:36 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: England, United Kingdom
Posts: 3,190
Could they be staying at Craigowan lodge?
Reply With Quote
  #79  
Old 08-23-2019, 04:43 PM
Alisa's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: , United States
Posts: 2,495
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lilyflo View Post
Have they always flown to Aberdeen via helicopter or private jet?
Plenty of times. See for example,
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...ime-birth.html

For the record, I am not against private jets. I think they are great!!
Let's be honest, who amongst us would rather wait in line, go through security checkpoints, have to deal with flight delays, other passengers staring and taking photos, risks security, and all the while doing this with young children. Um no...I will take private jet please and thank you.
__________________
Those who plot the destruction of others often perish in the attempt. ---Phaedrus
Reply With Quote
  #80  
Old 08-23-2019, 04:51 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: *******, Canada
Posts: 8,912
That’s the only time they’ve used a private jet to travel to Scotland. It was a loan from the Duke of Westminster.
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Balmoral Castle CasiraghiTrio British Royal Residences 234 09-21-2020 02:37 PM
Spanish Royal Family Summer Holidays 2017 - 2020 Duke of Marmalade Royal Family of Spain 502 09-02-2020 03:15 PM
Frederik, Mary and Family on Summer Holidays: 2005-2008, 2012-2020 Princess Maxima Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary and Family 792 09-01-2020 08:58 PM
Summer Holidays with the Swedish Royal Family: 2016-2020 An Ard Ri Royal House of Sweden 345 08-31-2020 10:05 AM




Popular Tags
abu dhabi althorp american history anastasia anastasia once upon a time ancestry bangladesh british british royals chittagong cht danish history diana princess of wales dutch history dutch royal family dutch royals family tree games haakon vii heraldry hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duke guillaume hill history house of orange-nassau imperial household intro israel jacobite japan jumma kids movie king willem-alexander list of rulers mailing maxima mbs monaco history nepalese royal jewels nobel 2019 norway history popularity prince charles of luxembourg prince daniel princess ariane princess catharina-amalia princess chulabhorn walailak princess elizabeth princess ribha pronunciation queen maxima royal balls royal jewels royal marriage royal re-enactments. royal wedding serbian royal family snowdon spain speech spencer family swedish royal family thailand tracts unsubscribe videos visit from sweden wedding gown wittelsbach working royals; full-time royals; part-time royals;


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:20 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2020
Jelsoft Enterprises
×