Alice is in wonderland after big royal thank you
Prince William and his bride-to-be Kate Middleton have sent 84-year-old Stonehaven resident Alice Allan their “warmest thanks and best wishes” after she wrote and congratulated them on their forthcoming marriage.
Alice, a resident of Mowat Court care home in Aberdeenshire, was encouraged to send a card to the couple by her key worker from Care UK, Dorothy Millar, after mentioning how delighted she was that the couple were soon to wed. What Alice didn’t realise at the time was that her kind gesture would prompt some rather special correspondence in return.
A letter arrived at Mowat Court addressed to Alice and bearing the Royal insignia. It said: “Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton have asked me to thank you for your very kind card. News of the forthcoming wedding has cheered up so many people and I do hope that you will be able to watch the ceremony on the television. It will be a splendid day.”
The letter went on: “His Royal Highness and Miss Middleton have been overwhelmed by the incredibly kind response following the announcement of their engagement, and were immensely touched that you should take the trouble to send a c