Posts by Jim Lyons

Royal Roundup: Wedding Will Be Streamed Live on YouTube

Proving once again they are no longer flummoxed by technology, royal officials have announced they will stream the wedding live on YouTube, The Associated Press reports. The four-hour presentation will include the Westminster Abbey …

Royal Roundup: Speculation About Kate’s Dress Continues

The Daily Mail may have finally answered the burning question as to who is the wedding dress designer. The designer is (drum roll, please)…Sophie Cranston of the “low-key” label Libelula?

Royal Roundup: Palace Releases New Wedding Schedule

Buckingham Palace has released a new timeline of events for April 29 as reported by All times are London time.

Royal Roundup: Kate’s Wedding Hairdo Reportedly ‘Down and Flowy’

Despite earlier indications Kate would wear her hair “half-up, half-down,” The Daily Mail reports her wedding hairstyle will be a reprise of the long, flowing look she sported for her engagement announcement. The paper says …

Royal Roundup: Kate Was Confirmed in Church of England in March

It is often overlooked that when he becomes King, William will also be Supreme Governor of the Church of England. Although the post is largely symbolic, William still appoints the Church’s leadership, based on advice from the …

Royal Roundup: Couple Makes Last Official Pre-wedding Outing

Kate smiled through the rain yesterday (April 11) as she and William made their final official public appearance before the wedding. They visited a school and a park.

Royal Roundup: Palace Sends Etiquette Guide to Wedding Guests

There are many unusual things about Kate and William’s wedding. One of them is the 22-page etiquette guide sent to the guests.

Royal Roundup: Editors Advised Over Photographing Middleton Family

The Middleton family has contacted the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) to raise concerns about alleged “harassment” by photographers. The PCC is a self-regulatory organization created by the British media to hear …

Royal Roundup: Schedule Released For William & Kate’s Big Day

The schedule for the royal wedding day has been released. Plus, will Kate wear a tiara, and where will the royal couple live post-wedding?

Royal Roundup: Kate & William – A Portrait in Jellybeans

Does the medium exist that has not portrayed the royal couple? Aside from the conventional forms, Kate and William have been cast in Lego, roast dinner meats, toothpicks and wool.