25 December 2019 00:54
The Mortgage Strategy team extends its wishes for a merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all of our readers. It's been a hectic, confusing, and exciting year, and we're sure that 2020 will be just as eventful. We'll be covering things with our usual thoroughness and energy from 2 January – unless something truly crazy happens between then and now, in which case, expect a hurried, mice-pie stained email forthwith. Image copyright Dominic Lipinski/PA Media Image caption The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their first child, Archie, in May Baby Archie has made his first appearance on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's annual Christmas card. A black and white photograph shows the seven-month-old crawling towards the camera, while his parents smile in the background.
The message reads: "Merry Christmas and a happy new year... from our family to yours". The greeting was emailed to friends and colleagues on Monday, although hard copies were sent to family. Image copyright @SussexRoyal/PA Wire Harry and Meghan revealed their greeting via the Queen's Commonwealth Trust Twitter account. The couple are taking a break from royal duties and are spending some time in Canada with their son, born in May. In September, they revealed during their tour of southern Africa that they were struggling with media attention Meanwhile the Queen will use her Christmas Day message to say 2019 has been "quite bumpy", following a year of intense political division and a number of personal events affecting the Royal Family.
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry sit it in the background, smiling. "Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year," the card says. It is signed, "from our family to yours." Read More Time collects data to deliver the best content, services, and personalized digital ads. You always have the choice to experience our sites without personalized advertising based on your web browsing activity by visiting the DAA's Consumer Choice page, the NAI's website, and/or the EU online choices page, from each of your browsers or devices. To avoid personalized advertising based on your mobile app activity, you can install the DAA's AppChoices app here.