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BiNtHeReDuNiT14 Sun 25-Sep-16 15:36:39

Did anyone else feel nervous whilst watching Kate exit the aeroplane as it landed in Canada?
My heart was in my mouth as I saw her coming down those steep steps in heels whilst holding Charlotte in one arm and holding onto George with other one. It was a really lovely scene all the family together...but one slip. I know she is young and very fit, but I know when I exit an aeroplane I am hanging on for dear life as I find those steel steps a nightmare. Is it just me?

Irma Sun 25-Sep-16 15:47:50

No not just you binthere, it was the heels too, very scary to watch. William should have helped

Jane10 Sun 25-Sep-16 15:57:18

Nice to see you posting again Dunit. I was just wondering how you were.

DanniRae Sun 25-Sep-16 16:07:15

No not just you - I hang on for dear life too shock

Greyduster Sun 25-Sep-16 17:06:03

I watched the bit of video where the Canadian PM was trying to get George to do a high five low five. That seemed to go down like a lead brick with the little chap!

gillybob Sun 25-Sep-16 17:13:23

Let's not forget he isn't a "normal" child though so probs won't know what a high five is .

merlotgran Sun 25-Sep-16 17:26:55

The pictures I saw this morning had George holding William's hand to begin with then he reached out for Kate's hand as well.

For one awful moment I thought he was going to aim a kick at the Canadian PM. shock

Ana Sun 25-Sep-16 17:39:07

Oh, come on, gillybob - bet his Uncle Harry's high-fived him a few times!

He probably just didn't like the look of the Canadian PM.

gillybob Sun 25-Sep-16 17:44:53

I dunno Ana I would like to think maybe he had but they are all seriously odd so maybe not. I would seriously like to see him dressed as a normal boy instead of in those horrible frilly blouses and little Lord Fauntleroy short trousers and long socks . Zara has the right idea in letting her daughter look like a normal child .

Ana Sun 25-Sep-16 17:48:24

Oh, I so agree about those clothes! I'm really surprised at Kate dressing him, or agreeing to him being dressed, like that.

M0nica Sun 25-Sep-16 17:50:09

The visit only lasts 8 days. They should have left the children at home. They have a very hands-on maternal grandmother and a nanny to provide them with everything they need in every sense in their absence.

merlotgran Sun 25-Sep-16 18:04:00

Apparently they dress him like a prep schoolboy from the 1950s so that the clothes won't date in photos. hmm

A few months ago I saw someone on mumsnet describe Prince George as 'the ghost child from the blitz' grin

I too think they should have left them at home with Granny Middleton and the nanny.

annsixty Sun 25-Sep-16 18:06:16

It is a publicity opportunity not to be missed. Will even George remember going to Canada , of course not

Luckygirl Sun 25-Sep-16 18:17:37

What utterly ridiculous shoes - she'll pay for it when she is older!

And someone needs to buy that lad some jeans and a sweatshirt - how daft does he look?

whitewave Sun 25-Sep-16 18:20:25

I would never have allowed my children to be subject to such twaddle. By all means take them but keep them out of the lime light.

mcem Sun 25-Sep-16 18:55:25

Navy shorts, blue sweater and blue gingham shirt unnderneath. What's wrong with that?

Nelliemoser Sun 25-Sep-16 20:27:28

My DGS2 knows what a high five is and he's younger than George.

Nelliemoser Sun 25-Sep-16 20:28:45

He would look better not dressed like Christopher Robin.

obieone Sun 25-Sep-16 20:55:05

I think he has to be dressed like that, else no one would take much notice of them and him. The future king has to be talked about.

obieone Sun 25-Sep-16 20:55:32

Which we are doing.

Gagagran Sun 25-Sep-16 21:00:00

Those children had just had a 10 hour flight and were greeted with a sea of strange faces. He looked tired out to me and at least neither of them burst into tears! I think Prince George was bewildered by it all. He's only three.

Lisalou Sun 25-Sep-16 21:22:30

I agree on the subject of clothes, but then in a lot of pics Kate also looks like she is out of a forties film!

NotTooOld Sun 25-Sep-16 22:02:01

I wish I looked like I was out of a forties film then, Lisalou!

NotTooOld Sun 25-Sep-16 22:02:31

ps Not that I'm jealous or anything.

NotTooOld Sun 25-Sep-16 22:02:56

Oh yes I am.