That’s what a royal wedding looks like

April 29, 2011

 

Okay, I know when I’ve lost. I had planned to avoid doing anything on the Big Event today because why should my blog look like all the rest?

But many readers have said they couldn’t find stuff about the wedding anywhere else, and they’ve begged me for fresh pictures and details, so I guess I’ll have to pander just a bit.

If my coverage of the royals gets too technical, please let me know, and I’ll slow down.

Kate wore a white dress and carried what look like flowers, and Prince William wore a red uniform, looking very much like the tuba player in my old high school band. There was lots of waving.

After the wedding the couple changed clothes and walked over to Buckingham Palace with some blond person as you can see in the photo on the right. I don’t know, maybe Madonna or somebody.

Queen Elizabeth, meanwhile, arrived in a carriage made from seashells, festooned with a photo of the prince so she could find it easily after the ceremony.

And so on and so forth…

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Top: Lookalikes of Kate Middleton and Britain’s Prince William arrive in a carriage for a book signing event at a bookshop, in central London April 1, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Right: A lookalike Prince William and Kate Middleton walk past Buckingham Palace, in London April 26, 2011. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

Left: Patricia Ford, a lookalike of Queen Elizabeth, stands near a carriage made of shells at a gathering in Bucklebury near Reading April 29 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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The wedding was excellent; there was no traffic at all on the roads and I got my pie deliveries done in record time. :)

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

I really admire your devotion to accuracy, BG, truly, I do.

Posted by BethyB | Report as abusive

Does that Kate make eight?

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

That one may be your sister, Cam…

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Mr B summed the wedding up well:
The royal couple looked swell.
The Queen blessed the marriage
In a seashell carriage.
And really, what’s more to tell?

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

From the ten minutes I saw of it that does sound about right.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

I say, BG, shouldn’t the Pearly Queen and King arrived in that shell carriage?
http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 11/04/28/if-you-run-out-of-real-wedding- news/

I was thinking of sending a look alike of me to the wedding. But I wasn’t sure if she’d make it past security…

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Ok, I admit it, I saw the wedding… I gasped at Kate’s veil and I sighed when they said “I will”…
There, I confessed!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive