Slowly I begin to understand why it took William such a long time to marry Kate: the package came with a sister-in-law, Pippa.
We all know it: the state presents you with brothers- and sisters-in-law and they come along for free.
News items about Pippa’s life sound like scenes from Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers: Pippa at Boarding School; Pippa as Bridesmaid; Pippa the Party Animal; Pippa visits a Tennis Match, Pippa has a New Dress; Pippa’s Love Hurt; Pippa goes Skating; Pippa has an Identity Crisis; Pippa writes a Book.
Pippa has signed a contract with Penguin publishers for a book that hasn’t yet been written: Pippa Penguin!
Why does Arnold say:
Don’t do it, Pippa!