Two weeks after the birth of Princess Charlotte, Prince William's paternity leave is now over as the second in line to the throne already flew to Gland, Switzerland, for the convention of International Union for Conservation of Nature. This is the first's engagement following the birth of his daughter. The Duchess of Cambridge, meanwhile, is quietly resting at their country home, Anmer Hall, at the Queen's estate in Sandringham.
Queen Elizabeth II is a stickler for order, and so routine is a part of Her Majesty’s day-to-day life. She rises at around 8.30 am and would be greeted by a piper who plays at 9am on the terrace beneath her apartment at Buckingham Palace. When longtime attendant and confidante Margaret MacDonald was still in service, Don Coolican noted that Bobo, as The Queen affectionately called MacDonald, would awaken her, “bringing in a cup of tea and a plate of biscuits handed over by the footman.” The Queen’s corgis are the first creatures to grace The Queen , who would also beg to be given biscuits, Coolican writes.