Princess Charlotte delighted
royal watchers this week when she attended the Commonwealth Games on
Tuesday with her parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The sweet seven-year-old could
be seen giving her dad a thumbs-up at one point and appeared thoroughly
engaged as she watched the swimming events poolside.
Prince William’s cousins, Lady
Louise Windsor, 18, and her younger brother James, Viscount Severn, 14,
also joined their parents, the Duke and Duchess of Wessex, to cheer on the
However, sights like this
might be less common at the next Commonwealth Games.
The simple reason for that is
that the next games will be held in Australia, which will make it much harder
for the royals to commute!
They also won’t take place for
another four years, after which time Louise is likely to have a job and James
may be studying or working.
Britain previously hosted the
games in 2014 and before that, in 2002, 1986, and 1970, which was the first
time The Queen attended.
Although Charlotte looked
pleased to be representing her great-grandmother at the event, she did appear
to be distinctly unimpressed with her dad at one point in the proceedings!
As Prince William smiled
widely while posing for a selfie with some fellow spectators, the royal
youngster could be seen standing to the side and shooting a doubtful glance at
Princess Charlotte enjoyed swimming alongside her parents
The Cambridges sat just in
front of the Earl of Wessex, who is Vice-Patron of the Commonwealth Games
Federation, his wife Sophie, and their children, and the Cambridges fondly
greeted their relatives with hugs on arrival at the venue.
Charlotte had previously
delighted the public by starring in a social media video with William on
Sunday which saw the duo wish the Lionesses well ahead of their 2-1 victory
over Germany in the Euros final.