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Old 06-26-2013, 03:31 PM
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Are the Prince and Duchess in Northern Ireland for the day or do they have events here tomorrow?

The question has been answered: they did indeed spend a second day in Northern Ireland


They've visited Moy and Caledon today, June 26:



** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 ** daylife/gettyimages ** u.tv: Royals visit historic village in NI **
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Old 06-26-2013, 06:02 PM
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Annual Review 2013

Annual Review 2013 - The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Annual Review 2013
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This may sound dense of me - but what, exactly is non-official expenditure? I understand that working lunches/dinners would be official expenditures, while tea in front of the telly would not be. Beyond that though, which would be official:
  • Travel to and from family holidays (non-jubilee events) or voluntary events like Royal Ascot
  • Haircuts, personal dressers, housekeeping costs
  • Spa treatments en route to foreign visits
  • Personal passions, like choral music, which Charles adores and employs his knowledge of when planning official events
  • Family ceremony - things like baptisms, wedding, etc. Which are official expenditures and which are not?
  • Education - is the cost of education of the heir an official expenditure? Behind palace walls - certainly, but outside of palace walls - what is official and what not? And at what point in the line of succession does this change (if anywhere).
  • Interests - things like football or polo. At what point does the polo gear become an official expense? When you only play for charity? When it engages with other heads of state? When you are an official of an organization for the interest (by this definition, Wills gets to travel to watch Aston Villa in the official category, but Harry is an unofficial expense if he chums along).
Obviously, I am glad I am not the Prince's accountant.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:03 AM
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This may sound dense of me - but what, exactly is non-official expenditure? I understand that working lunches/dinners would be official expenditures, while tea in front of the telly would not be. Beyond that though, which would be official:
  • Travel to and from family holidays (non-jubilee events) or voluntary events like Royal Ascot
  • Haircuts, personal dressers, housekeeping costs
  • Spa treatments en route to foreign visits
  • Personal passions, like choral music, which Charles adores and employs his knowledge of when planning official events
  • Family ceremony - things like baptisms, wedding, etc. Which are official expenditures and which are not?
  • Education - is the cost of education of the heir an official expenditure? Behind palace walls - certainly, but outside of palace walls - what is official and what not? And at what point in the line of succession does this change (if anywhere).
  • Interests - things like football or polo. At what point does the polo gear become an official expense? When you only play for charity? When it engages with other heads of state? When you are an official of an organization for the interest (by this definition, Wills gets to travel to watch Aston Villa in the official category, but Harry is an unofficial expense if he chums along).
Obviously, I am glad I am not the Prince's accountant.
I think non official is events or actions that you would undertake whether you were royal or not. So housekeeping is not official, and office costs are. The childrens education at any stage would be needed anyway, so its non official.

There are grey areas in that, but thats how Ive always seen it.
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The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have started a five-day summer tour of Wales today, July 1st.

The Prince of Wales as President of Prime Cymru visited Wales' first rural work hub, the Llandovery Work Hub and presented Long Service medals and afterwards met recipients and their families at Dyfed Powys Police Headquarters, Llangunnor. Together with the Duchess of Cornwall he visited the Dylan Thomas Boat House. The Duchess of Cornwall as Patron of The Public Catalogue Foundation visited the publishing house Gomer Press in Llandysul and she hosted a tea party for children and their families from Dreams and Wishes in Llwynywermod.



** itv.com: Royals summer tour of Wales **


** walesonline.co.uk: Charles and Camilla begin five-day tour of Wales in Laugharne **


** gettyimages/zimbio gallery: Camilla Parker Bowles Hosts a Tea Party **


** thisissouthwales.co.uk gallery: Prince Charles opens the Work Hub at Llandovery **


** thisissouthwales.co.uk gallery: Duchess of Cornwall tea party **
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Today (July 1st), Camilla hosted a tea party for Dreams and Wishes, which is a charity that supports young people who are seriously ill. The tea party took place in Llwynywermod, Myddfai, Llandovery, in the United Kingdom. Below is a gallery from Getty Images of the event:

Search - Getty Images UK: GBR: The Duchess Of Cornwall Hosts Tea Party For Dreams And Wishes Charity
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Today (July 1st), Camilla hosted a tea party for Dreams and Wishes, which is a charity that supports young people who are seriously ill. The tea party took place in Llwynywermod, Myddfai, Llandovery, in the United Kingdom. Below is a gallery from Getty Images of the event:

Search - Getty Images UK: GBR: The Duchess Of Cornwall Hosts Tea Party For Dreams And Wishes Charity
The DOC is so great with kids - her patience is so loveable! Evidence:
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The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have started a five-day summer tour of Wales today, July 1st.

The Prince of Wales as President of Prime Cymru visited Wales' first rural work hub, the Llandovery Work Hub and presented Long Service medals and afterwards met recipients and their families at Dyfed Powys Police Headquarters, Llangunnor. Together with the Duchess of Cornwall he visited the Dylan Thomas Boat House. The Duchess of Cornwall as Patron of The Public Catalogue Foundation visited the publishing house Gomer Press in Llandysul and she hosted a tea party for children and their families from Dreams and Wishes in Llwynywermod.



** itv.com: Royals summer tour of Wales **


** walesonline.co.uk: Charles and Camilla begin five-day tour of Wales in Laugharne **


** gettyimages/zimbio gallery: Camilla Parker Bowles Hosts a Tea Party **


** thisissouthwales.co.uk gallery: Prince Charles opens the Work Hub at Llandovery **


** thisissouthwales.co.uk gallery: Duchess of Cornwall tea party **
I have no words for the tea party......
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I have no words for the tea party......
So, is it totally cheesy that I'm tearing up right now? There are indeed no words. I loved seeing the kids interact with Camila, especially the little girl in pink cardigan, who was being a photographer with the camera. I have no doubt that the children (and Camila) were in heaven, and had a wonderful time.
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The DOC is so great with kids - her patience is so loveable! Evidence:
http://cache1.asset-cache.net/gc/172...yW%2bGrQ%3d%3d then
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Love, love, LOVE these pictures ! I have an inkling to ask Her Highness to come and work with me in my preschool. She'd be great with the kids (and a great help to me, since my preschool lacks in teachers and TAs who actually care about the children).
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So, is it totally cheesy that I'm tearing up right now? There are indeed no words. I loved seeing the kids interact with Camila, especially the little girl in pink cardigan, who was being a photographer with the camera. I have no doubt that the children (and Camila) were in heaven, and had a wonderful time.
Not cheesy at all- me too.
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A statement from The Duchy of Cornwall in relation to the Dispatches programme broadcast on 1st July 2013

A statement from The Duchy of Cornwall in relation to the Dispatches programme broadcast on 1st July 2013
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BBC News - Charles and Camilla visit Corwen, Caernarfon and Pistyll

Charles and Camilla visit Corwen, Caernarfon and Pistyll

The chapel at Rhug, Corwen, was the first stop for the royal couple
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are visiting north Wales on the second day of their annual summer tour
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A statement from The Duchy of Cornwall in relation to the Dispatches programme broadcast on 1st July 2013
This was well stated. Go Charles!
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The DOC is so great with kids - her patience is so loveable! Evidence:
http://cache1.asset-cache.net/gc/172...yW%2bGrQ%3d%3d then
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Those photos are lovely, they're my favourites from the Getty Images gallery. I think Camilla is great with children.
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As Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall pick up organic baby food in Wales, London's St Mary's Hospital gears up for the royal birth | Mail Online
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Here are some more pics of day 2 in Wales, July 2nd:



** gettyimages/zimbio: Prince Charles and His Wife Visit a Farm **


** walesonline.co.uk: Charles and Camilla brave the rain to visit ancient Gwynedd church **
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And here is this - I do hope the chicken is ok or was quickly out of its misery - one or the other. Clearly - just showing off for visiting royalty.
Sheepdog grabs chicken by the neck as Prince Charles and Camilla visit Rhug Estate in Corwen, Denbighshire - Mirror Online
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