Everything is…what everything is right now. But I do bring you two alpacas, a goat, a very adorable schoolgirl, big hats, and some enjoyable accessories.

If you missed it earlier this week, the Cambridges hung out with Sir David Attenborough, and also Kate got sporty with the Scouts!

We also had a new and very interesting (at least to me!) Royal Wedding Rewind: Palden Thondup Namgyal of Sikkim Marries American Hope Cooke

Elsewhere of interest, maybe, to you:

Really, really interesting and thoughtful, at CNN: The grim truth behind Britain’s stately homes

Also EXTREMELY interesting and in-depth at CNN: Germany’s ex-royals want their riches back, but past ties to Hitler stand in the way

Well, well, well. Remember when Delphine Boël, the daughter of the previous Belgian king, sued for her title? She won. After seven years! (I haven’t seen whether she’s also getting an income or some such yet.) [CNN]

Meghan and Harry talked to The Evening Standard about Black history month and ending structural racism in an excellent and thoughtful conversation.

Good news for Sir David’s social secretary, who definitely had a stressful week: Malta U-turns over Prince George’s shark tooth, letting the young royal keep his gift

More nice news! Princess Alexandra’s granddaughter Flora Ogilvy marries Timothy Vesterberg — per, who else? Tatler.

At Vanity Fair: From Cleopatra to the Fairy-Tale King: A Brief History of Royally Big Spenders

Also at VF: The New Royal Baby: What Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank Already Have Planned

And, on social:


I am obviously VERY into this top:

(This is the shirt, with thanks to the Meghan’s Mirror ladies.) Here’s a larger piece about this engagement at People.



This seems on brand:

Chaz’s voice is SO plummy:

I feel like if Kate doesn’t own this coatdress, she should:

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