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Old 06-14-2011, 07:00 AM
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To me the Queen seems to have aged a lot since the Royal wedding - she is starting to look quite frail any comments??
I noticed that too and it makes me a bit nervous when I see how fast the RF is introducing William now as a "senior" Royal when they let him have his quiet life in Wales before. The fact that he is now married surely has something to do with it but the way he is now very seriously introduced into the organization of the Duchy of Cornwall as it was reported makes me somehow afraid he might become the next Duke sooner than later. So hopefully I'm wrong and may God save the queen - may she live for years to come!
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:02 AM
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What a nice touch from the grandchildren. :)

it looks like they have little presents for their grandfather, all wrapped in the same papaer...
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:09 AM
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Are those gifts or fancy doggie bags...maybe taking a piece of cake home perhaps.

Very nice of the grandchildren to take Phillip and the Queen out for a birthday dinner. Very nice touch indeed. Any pictures of Beatrice?
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That was really an exhausting day for a ninety-year-old, though! Still, it was a lovely gesture. Too bad Harry couldn't make it. For once I did not like Kate's outfit (but I never like anything by Stella McCartney, I feel she is highly overrated). Eugenie looked pretty, but Zara's dress was very very short- another inch longer would have been perfect.
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:49 AM
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I noticed that too and it makes me a bit nervous when I see how fast the RF is introducing William now as a "senior" Royal when they let him have his quiet life in Wales before. The fact that he is now married surely has something to do with it but the way he is now very seriously introduced into the organization of the Duchy of Cornwall as it was reported makes me somehow afraid he might become the next Duke sooner than later. So hopefully I'm wrong and may God save the queen - may she live for years to come!
...........Amen to that..........the monarchy will be so different w/o her
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Well as Phillip said, he is 90 and he is going to start cutting back on his engagements. So I wouldn't be surprised if William (when his schedule permits) or Edward start picking up more of his engagements. The Queen has a full schedule but she is delegating more to Charles and Anne as well.
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The Duke and the Queen were treated to dinner at The Waterside Inn, joined by five of their grandchildren.

Prince Philip 90th: Happy birthday Duke of Edinburgh! | Mail Online
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The Duke and the Queen were treated to dinner at The Waterside Inn, joined by five of their grandchildren.

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Old 06-14-2011, 03:33 PM
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IMO I think she was prob just really tired. I haven't noticed a huge difference(in terms of aging) in the Queen in quite a few years.IMO none of them look fab in the dinner pictures they all look understandably tired.
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The article said only Harry missing from granchildren so does that mean Louise and James went? Or are they to young and the DM left them put of grandchildren?
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Again: Pleeeeaaaaseee...Can someone help me with these links to photos or videos at Isopix? I can't open any of them... So frustrating! All these comments about pics of the Greece Royal Family and others I can't see. Couldn't see Lady Sarah Chatto either. Sorry for asking again, but I thank if anyone can help.
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The article said only Harry missing from granchildren so does that mean Louise and James went? Or are they to young and the DM left them put of grandchildren?
Neither Harry, James and Louise were present at the dinner. I assume that James and Louise were too young to attend....not sure of the time of the dinner. Still no pics of Beatrice though?
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