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Originally posted 05/23/2012 10:40AM
Never too old to learn a new trade, Britain's Prince Charles received some guidance on the finer points of scratching and fading a record while visiting an employment skills workshop in Toronto Tuesday.
The tutorial came during his and wife Camilla's four-day visit to the city, all part of the Diamond Jubilee marking his mother Queen Elizabeth's rule over the Commonwealth. Two weeks ago, Charles, 63, tried out as a TV weatherman in Scotland, and proved he could point to a map with the best of them.
But how was he as a deejay?
Originally posted 03/27/2012 03:30PM
When two adorable dogs presented themselves to Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall in a receiving line in Denmark on Monday, the royal couple did what comes naturally: They leaned in for some puppy time.
The Prince of Wales bid hello to a friendly Jack Russell terrier – a dead ringer for The Artist star Uggie – while Camilla, who followed closely behind, patted another lucky pooch.
Originally posted 03/27/2012 03:30PM
There's a new sheriff in town – sort of.
Yes, that's Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and she's pulling a (fake) gun during a visit to the set of the Danish show The Killing Monday in Copenhagen.
According to reports, Camilla, a big fan of the European murder mystery series (which has been adapted in English for U.S. audiences by AMC), plotted the set visit, in an abandoned scrapyard, as part of her Scandinavian tour. She was joined on set by Denmark's Crown Princess Mary and the show's star Sofie Grabol.
"I think it is really surreal. But it's lovely that she wanted to come here," Grabol, who plays Detective Sarah Lund, told the U.K.'s Press Association. "I told her last night to wear flat shoes. This is not really an inviting place for a royal visit."
Camilla reportedly watches the show with Prince Charles, according to the show's creator Soren Sveistrup, who met the couple Sunday at a reception hosted by the British ambassador.
Originally posted 03/14/2012 02:00PM
She's getting it straight from the horse's mouth!
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, visited the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery headquarters yesterday, spending a few affectionate moments with the four-legged members of the saluting battery. In between feeding mints to the animals, Camilla had a few laughs – and even a little scare.
While most of the horses stayed polite in their interactions with the Duchess, one aggressive animal pushed her, prompting the Duchess to scold the offending horse.
Originally posted 03/01/2012 08:45AM
Thursday morning brought a very rare tea party to London's swankiest food store.
In attendance, a royal trifecta: The Queen, Camilla and the Duchess of Cambridge (who wore a blue M Missoni coat with a daffodil and Rupert Sanderson pumps for St. David's Day) – with all three receiving special Jubilee picnic hampers that included dog treats.
"One thing in common with all the ladies is their love of a hound," says Kate Hobhouse, chairman of the Fortnum & Mason food store, on why the baskets included the venison-flavored dog biscuits, called Hearty Treats for Happy Hounds. "It was a little bit of fun."
Originally posted 02/13/2012 07:35AM
Call it tea with Kate and the in-laws.
The Duchess of Cambridge will join her grandmother-in-law, Queen Elizabeth, and her stepmother-in-law, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, at an official engagement at Piccadilly's flagship Fortnum and Mason's store on March 1, as "three royal ladies have tea," a royal source tells PEOPLE.
The tea party with the trio will serve as the centerpiece of an event to mark the regeneration of the London area of Piccadilly and be the first of two outings for Kate while William is serving as a Search and Rescue helicopter pilot in the Falkland Islands.
Originally posted 12/08/2011 07:00PM
It's a Christmas card fit for a future king!
For their annual holiday card, Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, chose a picture taken on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Prince William and Kate's wedding in April.
In the photograph, Charles holds Camilla's granddaughter, 3-year-old Eliza Lopes, who was a bridesmaid.
The message inside reads, "Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and New Year."
Originally posted 08/23/2011 12:20PM
Move over, Kate – the royal family has welcomed a new female into the fold.
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, is the proud new mother of a Jack Russell terrier puppy named Beth, Clarence House confirmed on Twitter Monday.
The adorable tricolor pooch was left at the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in England when she was 12 weeks old, according to Clarence House. She is one of over a hundred stray dogs that came to the animal shelter in July.
Originally posted 06/30/2011 08:00AM
C is for Catherine, Cambridge and Camilla!
A new charm bracelet that Kate has been wearing recently is a gift from her mother-in-law Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
Kate, 29, was seen with it prominently dangling from her right wrist when she applauded tennis player Andy Murray at Wimbledon Monday and the previous Saturday, when she and Prince William attended a ceremony with the Irish Guards.
Originally posted 06/13/2011 12:35PM
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge was all smiles Monday as she took her rightful place among her new family for the fourth set-piece royal event in five days – though it took a quick assist from Camilla for the crowd to get a good look at her.
The occasion was the annual Order of the Garter ceremony, where Prince William – smiling himself, somewhat bashfully, before turning to chat with his father, Prince Charles, at his side – marched down the hill from Windsor Castle.
Wearing a dove gray long coat and matching fascinator, the Duchess arrived in a burgundy Rolls-Royce and then, with Camilla, greeted some family friends and walked under a canopy over the chapel's Galilee Porch, only to slip out of public view.
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