I swear, one of the oddest royal stories came out of Prince Charles and Camilla’s Middle East tour last week. When they were in Jordan, they went to the UNESCO site on the Jordan River where Jesus was baptized. The British embassy requested and received bottles from the authorities, and water from the Jordan River was collected and given to Charles to take back to the UK. I had no idea such a thing was even possible! It seems like it is possible… for high-level officials and dignitaries. So Charles arrived back in the UK with bottles of Jordan River water, which the royals like to keep on hand for royal christenings. And wouldn’t you know, both Zara Tindall and Princess Eugenie scheduled their babies’ christenings this weekend!
Queen Elizabeth is celebrating with her family on a special weekend. That’s because two of her great-grandchildren are being baptized at Windsor on Sunday. Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank and Zara and Mike Tindall have organized for the christenings of their sons, August and Lucas, respectively, to take place at a poignant time as Queen Elizabeth is marking her first wedding anniversary since the death of …read more