Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you should know by now that Prince William's engagement to Kate Middleton has
(I love how news is immediate on Twitter!)
And I couldn't be more excited.
I can't even tell you, really.
I guess it began with my
I have already written a post about her, here.
But I loved the royal family before that.
My Grandma gave me a book to read when I was spending some time at her place during the school holidays when I was around eight.
It was called, The Little Princesses.*
I was enthralled.
I wonder where that book is now?
Anyway, I don't make much sense to myself, because the whole notion of the royal family doesn't sit well me, and yet I still love them.
I've been anticipating this wedding for weeks.
It was my feeling that the engagement would be announced just before Christmas and the wedding would be in Spring or Summer next year.
But here's the thing.
I understand why some people think this should not be given as much attention as it is and will be.
I understand it's going to do some people's heads in hearing about it every waking minute.
I understand that some people think it's insignificant.
But please let the rest of us who find this news incredibly exciting have our moment of joy.
It's good news for goodness sake, don't we all need some of that!?
*OMG, I just checked my shelves. I have the book!!! Yayness!
It has no cover, but that makes me love it all the more.