Kate Middleton and Prince William entertained the crowd Wednesday near Nottingham, at the last stop on the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Tour. For once, they got to have some fun in public, as they took turns tossing a kids' bright-colored foam rocket in front of thousands of well-wishers, reports the Daily Star.
In fact, the fun started at the train station, while the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who had come by car, waited for Her Majesty the Queen's arrival by rail. "Are you waiting for the same train we are?" Prince William shouted. You can bet the crowd answered. Then he admired his grandmother's hat, whichÂ—matching her coat as usualÂ—was a brilliant Easter-egg turquoise.
The royal couple had the crowd in stitches, reports the tab, and Kate Middleton apparently has quite an arm with a plastic toy. She was attired at the time, in a slim blue coatdress and high heelsÂ—not the usual javelin-tossing gear. Wills got to open the action at the once-in-a-lifetime Diamond Jubilee Dash, which included all sorts of other events involving local school kids, and the Queen enjoyed it all.
At the reception (things always have to get formal), a speaker made a joke about Prince William looking taller in person. "I'm not wearing my high heels today," he returned.
Prince William and Kate Middleton spoke to an elderly couple, who have been married sixty years. "Are you still speaking to each other?" he asked.
The ability to have fun is important in a marriage. Odds are the duke and duchess will still be speaking when, one day, they are the king and queen.
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