Confessions of a Royal Watcher: King Charles III in the top job

By Rachel Faldet

Three royal watchers and a dog view the coronation of King Charles from the sofa during a coronation watch party. (Photo courtesy David and Rachel Faldet)

Let’s get straight to the confessions.

King Charles III claims he’s modernizing the monarchy, but it’s feudal.

Contrary to popular belief, I wasn’t one of approximately 2,200 people invited to be physically present at the coronation ceremony at Westminster Abbey on May 6, 2023.

I was invited to sit on a sofa in England, at times next to a dog.


Royal Watcher, Rachel Faldet’s feature article is in the June 8 Public Opinion.

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