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Old 11-03-2007, 09:35 PM
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I Still see that shy Dutiful 21 Year old in her expression and in him the adoring Navy Lt Something very "William and Kate" in that Photo
And He adores her so sweet looking into her eyes.

isnt it They are a Testiment to True Love!

Old 11-05-2007, 08:10 PM
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A VERY nice picture!

Old 11-06-2007, 03:21 PM
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You can see she just adores her husband...a wondeful example of a beautiful and loving marriage.
Old 11-07-2007, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Russophile View Post
A VERY nice picture!
I love that suit on her...and the color is wonderful.

It's nice to see that he can still make her smile and laugh.
Old 11-10-2007, 02:20 PM
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Levy, Geoffrey and Richard Kay: "His Royal Grumpiness: But 60 years on...." The Daily Mail, 10 November 2007

Palace staff have started a collection to buy them a gift of crockery. A private celebration lunch for 150 at Windsor Castle is planned for their anniversary eve.

Just what Prince Philip is giving the Queen to mark their diamond wedding on November 20 remains a royal secret, but friends recall that 60 years ago the rakish naval officer personally designed his bride's engagement ring, made with diamonds given him by his mother.

"Oh, they were so lovely together - he so vigorous and good-looking, and she so beautiful," recalls the Queen's lifelong friend and fellow octogenarian Pru Penn - Lady Penn, widow of Sir Eric, who was the Queen's Comptroller.

Now the Queen is 81 and Philip 86 and "she does worry about him," says Lady Penn, "especially when he wants to do things he shouldn't do, like carriage driving - in case he falls or hurts himself."

True to type, the Queen's husband leaves nothing to chance, not even growing old. Wherever he goes, his exercise "chest expanders" - sprung metal coils with a handle at each end, made popular more than half a century ago by former bodybuilder Charles Atlas - are in his luggage.
Old 11-10-2007, 03:02 PM
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That was such a cute article!! The chest expanders thing cracks me up!
Old 11-10-2007, 03:32 PM
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Yeah, I know..... it's so cute, but also a relief to me because it means that The Duke is doing everything he can to extend his life, in a healthy way, so that he will be around to be her chief aide for many more years.... I don't ever want to lose him. He is truly not just awesome for HM. He is an awesome asset for Britain and the world. He must know it too because he is doing what he can do to ensure he remains (as he himself might put it in his self-effacingly witty way) a good solid pain in our rears for many years to come. Long live The Duke!
Old 11-10-2007, 03:45 PM
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"Pains in the rear" can be great things......they tend to spur us into action!
Old 11-10-2007, 04:05 PM
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"His Royal Grumpiness"!

Seriously, though, I love the apples anecdote. Friendship and liveliness, those two.
Old 11-10-2007, 04:33 PM
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Originally Posted by QueenMaharet View Post
"Pains in the rear" can be great things......they tend to spur us into action!
Oh yeah that is true, in more ways than one!
Old 11-11-2007, 03:19 PM
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Wow royal couple will diamond Wedding Anniversary!!! They is active and high age!!! They have children and grandchildren,relatives to royal family of Windsor.
Old 11-12-2007, 12:24 PM
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They will also unveil a plaque on the Jubilee Walkway in parliament square after the Service of Celebration next Monday, still no other events to mark the anniversary though.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
59 Years of Dedicated and Devoted Service

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Old 11-12-2007, 12:43 PM
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There is a great deal of pictures etc. in the current issue of "majesty magazine". I flipped through some pages - didn't buy it ;( (I should have). Looked like great coverage of the wedding, etc. - beautiful big pictures!
Old 11-14-2007, 05:39 AM
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Prince William is to give a reading at the service to celebrate the diamond wedding anniversary of the Queen and Prince Philip next week.

William's anniversary reading for the Queen - Telegraph
Old 11-14-2007, 08:45 AM
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According to the discussions by members of the British Royal Message Board, there will be foreign royals gather for the Thanksgiving Service, also there will be a Ball at Windsor Castle for 150 guests. It'd be great to see more royals gathering again!
"God save our Gracious Queen,
Long live our Noble Queen,
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Old 11-14-2007, 10:02 AM
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we don't know yet who's gonna be invited???
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Old 11-14-2007, 12:06 PM
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A ball? I'm excited about it even though I'm not involved.
And I can't wait to see the Queen's dress.
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Old 11-14-2007, 06:14 PM
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HELLO! celebrates the Queen's 60 years of marriage

To mark the approach of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's diamond wedding anniversary on November 20, this week's edition of HELLO! magazine is a special royal issue featuring 60 fascinating facts about the couple's rock-solid partnership.
HELLO! celebrates the Queen's 60 years of marriage
Old 11-14-2007, 09:08 PM
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Will the service be broadcast in America or BBC America?
Old 11-14-2007, 09:36 PM
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BBC America will probably have some breakins into BBC World News in the morning, but I doubt there will be anything more. That's all they showed for the service for the Queen's 80th birthday.

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