Happy Reunion: Duchess Kate’s ‘Prince Charming’ returns home from Falklands
Linkedin

Happy Reunion: Duchess Kate’s ‘Prince Charming’ returns home from Falklands

London : United Kingdom | Mar 21, 2012 at 6:48 AM PDT
XX XX
Views: Pending
 
Prince William in Falklands

Report By: Nina Rai

London, 21 March, 2012

The Duchess Catherine must have been literally counting the days until her husband the Duke of Cambridge would be returning home after six long weeks of separation. Less than a year of their marriage, the Duchess had been forced to separate from her loving husband in early February of this year.

Known in the Royal Air Force (RAF) as Flight Lt. Wales, Prince William was one among several pilots on call for search and rescue missions in the extensive archipelago of 704 Falklands Islands.

According to local people there William briefly visited a local hospital there. He even made a trip to remote Sea Lion Island which happens to be a haven for penguins, sea lions and elephant seals.

Meanwhile in Britain, the Duchess had let slip several times that she missed her man and even once candidly admitted in public she had been "missing him terribly." However, she need not brood any longer, as her ‘Prince Charming’ is back on British soil.

Clarence House on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, announced the arrival of Prince William to UK from Falklands, which aides described as a "routine tour." During their time apart, despite the distance of 8000 miles the newlyweds had been keeping in touch through Skype and a spell of emails to one another.

The Duchess was lucky in the interim to have extremely supportive in-laws and royal aides who rallied around admirably to support her in every possible way and not feel Prince William’s absence.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla have gone out of their way to help her transition from a novice to a self-assured, confident royal. This is quite evident in the way the Duchess is handling royal appointments, as if she is to the Manor born.

The Duchess of Cambridge is already proving to be quite a pro, tackling various royal engagements with panache. Last week she accompanied her grandmother-in-law and the Duchess of Cornwall to an engagement at Fortnum & Mason in London. Her second outing was when she joined Queen Elizabeth and Duchess Camilla in Leicester as part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee tour.

However, that entire demeanor of Duchess Kate was in the public glare and to the world at large. But closer to home in the quiet recesses of her home, the couple's new pup Lupo has been keeping Duchess Kate company, both eagerly looking forward to Prince William’s return, which finally has taken place.

Prince William landed at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire this morning. He will be seeing wife Duchess Kate at Kensington Palace this afternoon. The Duke of Cambridge will now be on leave for a few days after which he will resume his duties as a search and rescue pilot at RAF Valley in Anglesey, Wales.

Source: Hello Magazine

Check Other British Royals News:

Prince William and Kate’s First Wedding Anniversary – A Retrospective (Video)

Anxiety over Duchess Kate’s health as her weight plummets

Kate and William Wedding - It was Madness: Queen Elizabeth’s reaction revealed

Prince William proud and delighted to see wife Catherine’s popularity

Will and Kate’s low-key Wedding Anniversary after spate of public engagements

Prince William whisks away Duchess Catherine on a Swiss skiing trip

Will & Kate to try to conceive 'World’s most influential' baby, on his Falklands return

Kate & Wills share genuine affection

Don't miss: Kate Middleton’s first year as British Royal praised as 'Brilliant'

Duchess Kate’s Biography Airs Today On Her First Wedding Anniversary

Will & Kate's Wedding Anniversary Eve Plans

Duchess Kate makes it to 2012 - World’s Most Beautiful Women’s list

Prince Harry to receive Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership Award

1 of 31
Next
Britain's Prince William is in the Falkland Islands for a 6-week tour as a search-and-rescue pilot. Britain and Argentina have a long-running dispute over the islands, and the Prince's deployment has sparked protests in Argentina. (Feb. 2)
Nina Rai is based in Mangaluru, Karnataka, India, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 
  • Prince William completes Falklands tour of duty | Mail Online

    Submitted By: NinaRai | over 2 years ago
    Prince William has returned to Britain after his tour of duty in the Falkland Islands and will be reunited with his wife this afternoon.
  • Prince William completes Falklands tour of duty

      Mail Online UK
    21 March 2012 Prince William has returned to Britain after his tour of duty in the Falkland Islands and will be reunited with his wife this afternoon. He landed at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire this morning after seven weeks away and he is expected...
  • Prince William Returns Home to Kate

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been reunited after being apart for seven weeks when he returned from duty in the remote south Atlantic. Early Wednesday morning, William, 29, flew back from the Falkland Islands to Britain with the rest of his...
  • Prince William Returns Home to Kate Middleton!

      US Magazine
    Chris Weeks/WireImage.com Reunited and it feels royally good! Prince William is back where he belongs: in Great Britain, with wife Kate Middleton! After a long deployment off the coast of Argentina in the Falkland Islands, the Duke of Cambridge, 29,...
  • Duchess Kate cheers Prince William's return

      USA Today
    Duchess Kate cheers as Prince William comes home Updated Duchess Kate must be pleased today: Husband Prince William of Wales is back in Britain after safely completing a six-week deployment to the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, royal...
  • Prince William: Back in the Arms of Kate Middleton

      Celebrity Gossip
    He'd ben away on a six-week deployment in the Falkland Islands, but now Prince William is back in Great Britain with his lovely wife Kate Middleton . And according to an insider, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were overjoyed to be back together...

Blogs

 >

Images

 >
 

More From Allvoices

Related People

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.