The coronavirus pandemic will not get the better of the year-end celebrations. According to the British tabloid The Daily Mail, this Thursday, November 12, Carole Middleton revealed that she will follow a tradition of the cutest with the children of her daughter, Kate Middleton, in a publication relayed on the Instagram account of her company, Party Pieces. Determined not to let the Covid-19 prevent her from seeing Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis – but also little Arthur Matthews, the son of Pippa Middleton – she will meet with them by video conference to decorate her Christmas tree.
“We may not be together but, after a year like 2020, we must remember what is really important at Christmas”, wrote Carole Middleton in the caption of her publication. And to add: “For me, what is most important is that my family is connected. I normally let my grandchildren help me decorate my tree.” At a time when social distancing is favored to stem the coronavirus pandemic, Kate Middleton’s mother has therefore decided not to deviate from her habits. It remains to be seen whether, for her part, Her Majesty Elizabeth II will have to resolve to a connected Christmas.
Because, each year, His Royal Highness has a habit of receiving members of the Windsor-Mountbatten clan in his home in Sandringham. An appointment that Kate Middleton and Prince William do not miss (except in 2012, since the Cambridge had left the Queen alone to join Michael and Carole Middleton). This year, and still because of the coronavirus, the members of the Firm will certainly spend a Christmas away from the monarch, and, probably, connected. Isolated in Windsor Castle, while she wanted to be confined to Sandringham for four weeks, Her Majesty Elizabeth II would even see red …
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