The Royal Wedding:
When a fairy
tale became a reality...
palaces, glamorous carriages driven by strong white horses,beautiful
princesses and handsome princes are what fairy tales that fuel the
imagination of little children are made of.In this ultra modern era we
expect such fairy tales to be confined to books, but in reality it was
certainly not the case.
The world's oldest monarchy, the British royal family made such a
fairy tale become a reality once again after thirty years.
The entire world waited in anticipation for the much talked about
royal marriage between Prince William and Catherine (Kate) Middleton at
Westminster Abbey in England.And when the day finally dawned on April
29, millions of people the world over feasted their eyes on the pomp and
pageantry that was associated with the entire marriage ceremony, as is
customary with any royal wedding.
The event kindled nostalgic memories of yet another such magical
wedding that of Prince William's parents, the heir to the throne,Duke of
Cornwall,Prince Charles and the late Lady Diana Spencer, (the latter was
simply simply adored by many in the world).Now,it is the Duke and
Duchess of Camebridge - William and Kate's turn to captivate the world
with their own special charm...
Perhaps, most of you who eagerly watched the fairy tale wedding which
was telecast live was filled with awe ...Wasn't it all magical like many
of the stories you have read in fairy tale books? Remember how
Cinderella was whisked away in a beautiful carriage by her handsome
young Prince who finally married her after all the efforts taken by her
wicked step-sisters and step mother? Of course, Kate had no such worries
even though she did not belong to royalty and was a commoner, because
the Queen of England, Elizabeth the Second was glad to see her grandson
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