MY MUM is Kate Middleton's grandad's sister. She is still alive and will be 100 years old in May next year.
She is the only surviving sibling in the Goldsmith family, lives quietly in Uxbridge and is thrilled to know that her brother's granddaughter is to be married to the second in line to the throne.
I knew Carol Middleton when we were both children in the 1950s. We are from a good and proud family.
I wish Kate and William well for their future.