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Old 05-03-2008, 11:29 AM
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Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh Current Events 18: May-October 2008



Welcome to part 19 of the thread to discuss the current events of the
Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

Part 18 covering the period January - early May 2008 can be found here.

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Old 05-04-2008, 02:03 PM
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From Mediumphoto and Abaca Press
Britain s Queen Elizabeth II unveils a bronze statue of herself at the Scout Association Activity Centre at Baden-Powell House London, 2008-05-02.
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Oooh. I like it. It's a good likeness and HM seemed taken with it.
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Okay , this is funny.
Who's that girl? Incognito Queen enjoys steam train trip in headscarf and mac | the Daily Mail
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Old 05-04-2008, 11:01 PM
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^that is funny nice to see HM smiling.
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That is really funny!
She seems to have a great fun!
Thanks for the linK!
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Old 05-05-2008, 07:16 AM
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This is a glimpse into the private life of HM we see very rarely.
From the above article:

With a head- scarf to keep coal dust and smoke out of her hair - and a beaming smile - the Queen appeared as much a steam enthusiast as the driver, her friend Leopold de Rothschild. The Queen travelled to Exbury Gardens, in Hampshire, which is owned by the Rothschild family, for a private ceremony in which she named her friend's new train.

With a little curtain-unveiling no less!
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Old 05-06-2008, 12:44 AM
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She is so adorable! I bet she had a ton of fun.
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She is The UK Atits best.
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Old 05-06-2008, 08:32 PM
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The Queen has tonnes of class to get on that train.

I love the pictures in the online newspaper websites of the Queen enjoying herself.
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Old 05-06-2008, 09:45 PM
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Her Majesty seems happy. Could it be that she is pleased with the new Governor General of Australia?
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Britain s Queen Elizabeth II receives celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whitingstall during a reception she hosted for the British Hospitality Industry at Buckingham Palace in London, 2008-05-06.
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ooooh my god !! she is amazing !!! she is soooooooo beautiful !!!
god save the queen !!!
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Old 05-07-2008, 06:38 AM
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Agree chaimae!
And she has some fun during those receptions.
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Britain s Queen Elizabeth II receives celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whitingstall
Now this is a bow.
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Britain s Queen Elizabeth II receives His Excellency Mr Kamalesh Sharma on his appointment as Commonwealth Secretary-General at Buckingham Palace in London, 2008-05-07 .
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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip attend the second day of
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For me that 3rd picture really demonstrates how good the queen looks at her age.
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She looks amazing.
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