Do you know where Mike Tindall has been? I mean, yesterday was he and Zaras anniversary and he wasn't watching her, and he wasn't there today when her team won?
According to the BBC and several other sources he was there, but I didn’t see him either. I do know he’s been having to go back and forth a lot because a dear friend of his, Dirk Schrade, has also been competing. There are also quite a few other friends of his who are in events which must make it kind of tough. Perhaps he’s on the move a lot which is why we’re not seeing as much of him.
I don't know a lot about the situation, but I read a Diana bio that either said outright or strongly suggested that Charles was a huge trigger for Diana's bulimia, and I can't imagine that the Camilla business made that any better, and I just feel so much for Diana... But I want to read more and get more facts, I guess.
Charles was pretty much incapable of having any genuine empathy for anything Diana was going through. It always came back to him, and I’ve heard some sources saying he did make frequent comments to the affect that Diana was chubby. I mean, I don’t think he was intentionally triggering her or trying to be an asshole, he was just totally self-involved and had no clue how a decent man should act and made no efforts to find out.
Honestly, I think the marriage would have gone bad and stayed bad even without the Camilla factor, but they might have stayed married just as a front. Camilla acted without any regard for Diana or her children and their feelings. I’d imagine Charles was feeding her all kinds of nonsense about Diana being awful. Men who cheat always tell the other woman that their wife is just so awful and doesn’t treat them right.
I did a search of the things you've posted about Camilla to get an idea of how you feel about her. And I feel comfortable confiding in you that she is my least favorite part of the Olympics being in London.
I think she’s being good, but I know how even seeing her and Charles together can be frustrating knowing their history. I go back and forth on her. I feel like both parties still have no clue what they did wrong. Like, it was all The Firm’s fault and Diana was just so unstable. If you read accounts from their friends/fans it seems they’re convinced everything is always someone else’s fault. Even when Charles has made minor concessions (but never a public apology) it’s always with an attitude. Like, cheating is wrong but then look at all these horrible things other people have done to me!
I will give Camilla credit for doing engagements and trying to be a good royal, though she does still do stupid crap and I worry that she’s giving Kate the wrong idea about how a royal woman is supposed to act. Like their stupid joking around during the memorial event.
I print what the book says! :) If you can find the right date, I can certainly change it.
Oh I’m sure it did say that, I have had books misidentify every person in a photo and claim it was taken a year after they all died. But I know that it couldn’t have been taken in December of 1936 as they were in different countries and not allowed to see each other until Wallis’s divorce was final the next April. Now, it looks like it comes from that period so I would definitely say it was either the year before or the year after.
I think you're only the fourth person I've seen online from the Hampton Roads area! I love you blog too, it's one of my favorite Royal blogs.
757 represent! For such a large area there are very few of us on Tumblr. The nearest regulars I’ve found in the past were in Carolina and NoVa. I’m glad you like my blog! It is so refreshing to think that there are, in fact, people who like the same things as me in my (not so) little town. I do meet interesting fashion/artsy types through work but none of them like the royals. :)
Yes, absolutely. Though I don’t think he was “in love” with her if you get my meaning. I feel like you have to have both to have a really happy marriage, especially with two such volatile personalities.
Can you break down the scandal Sophie Wessex was involved? Was there more than one?
There is only one I’m aware of. It involved a tabloid reporter pretending to be a wealthy sheik interested in doing business with her (back when she was still working) and getting her on tape claiming to use her royal connections for personal benefit. Nothing actually too incriminating; nothing like what they got on Fergie. But she stopped working after that.
That story of Prince Harry and the real housewife, was it true?
God no. That bitch is pathological. If she says water is wet, you better go check it yourself to confirm. Never believe anything a Real Housewife says. I think she met Harry, and drunkenly threw herself at him, but he responded with nothing but disgust. I’ve heard Harry does sometimes go for older women, but by that I mean women who are older than Harry. Not, you know, dead.
I actually knew (through other people) some of the people who were on that season (DC) and the whole thing was fake. Most of them didn’t even live in the houses they used on the show. One of them supposedly ran a modeling agency, yet she never had anything to do with actually running it. Also she’d been married more times than Henry VIII and wouldn’t let them mention it on the show. None of them were actually rich, except that one lady who was the real estate agent. Oh, and none of them (except the aforementioned real estate agent) even lived in, or even near, Washington DC. I guess the Real Housewives of Virginia didn’t have the same ring to it. The best part was Michaele Salahi. She actually lived in a modest two bedroom ranch house about two hours from the area in NoVa where the rest of them live. We’re talking absolute middle of nowhere. She worked at the make-up counter at Nordstrom and her real name is Michelle.