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Old 06-03-2010, 02:49 PM
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So true, Russo! I am so happy that HM finally has switched her black gloves to her white summery ones... So much prettier!
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Old 06-04-2010, 03:40 AM
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Prince Philip attended a reception for adult volunteers who run the Cadet
Forces, London, 2 June 2010. The reception was part of the national
Cadet150 celebrations, marking 150 years of Cadet Forces in the UK.
The event pays tribute to the 25,000 adult volunteers who work with
131,000 cadets across the UK.


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Old 06-04-2010, 02:10 PM
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He looks quite dapper today! How old is Prince Philip Ice??
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He looks quite dapper today! How old is Prince Philip Ice??
DOE will be 89 in 6 days... Hard to believe isn't it?! What incredible role models we are all blessed to have in Her Majesty and Prince Philip!!
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:20 PM
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They've worked for so long for the UK and the Commonwealth. Wonderful people.

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DOE will be 89 in 6 days... Hard to believe isn't it?! What incredible role models we are all blessed to have in Her Majesty and Prince Philip!!
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Old 06-05-2010, 11:39 AM
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89 - it's really impressing, but also kind of worrying if you think
of the fact how quickly things can change - I'm sure you know
what I mean..

Queen Elizabeth today attended Derby Day, the second day of the
Epsom Derby, in Surrey, southern England, and enjoyed it a lot.


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Old 06-05-2010, 12:05 PM
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Oh she does look very beautiful in yellow.
She must be quite warm though.
She really has always enjoyed watching horse races.
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Old 06-05-2010, 02:57 PM
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She must miss her friend Lord Porchester on these "horsey" occasions. He'd usually be standing in her area somewhere.
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It's not just watching horses she enjoys. She's been a formidable horsewoman herself.

Although I don't like the idea of side saddles for women, I've always thought the Queen looked very elegant on side saddle at the Trooping the Colour events.
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Riding a horse while sitting sideways must be quite awkward. I'd think that it would be harder to control the horse. But you're right, Renata. HM always looked elegant side-saddle.
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Until, say, a century ago, anything other than riding side-saddle would have been unthinkable for women, in terms of "modesty"....
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It's not just watching horses she enjoys. She's been a formidable horsewoman herself.

Although I don't like the idea of side saddles for women, I've always thought the Queen looked very elegant on side saddle at the Trooping the Colour events.
I do know that, but because she was watching the horses, I chose to comment on her like for watching horse racing.
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Old 06-07-2010, 08:29 PM
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You know, HM is one of the very few on whom yellow really looks good on. It's one of the few colours where you either look awful in it or you look stunning.
HM usually looks lovely in it.
I'm so happy her upcoming tour of Canada will allow her and the Duke to attend this year's running of The Queen's Plate. I also enjoy watching horse racing, so this year I'll have two reasons to tune into the broadcast of the race.
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I completely agree and throw the color green in there as well.
Then again, IMO, HM looks awfully wonderful in anything of late. I think Russo is a romantic where HM is concerned. . .
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Than I must be as well, Russo, as I So agree with you! HM just looks so stunning and stylish... Young Princesses take notes!
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Today, June 8, Queen Elizabeth received His Excellency the Ambassador
of Austria, Dr Emil Brix (pic 1) and the High Commissioner for Rwanda,
Ernest Rwamucyo (2) as they presented their credentials at Buckingham
Palace in London.


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BBC News - Prince Philip undergoes minor surgery on hand

The Duke of Edinburgh has had a minor operation on his left hand to treat a common condition that can cause pain and numbness.

Prince Philip had the surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome as a day patient at an undisclosed hospital on Monday.

Duke of Edinburgh has surgery on his hand | Mail Online

The Duke of Edinburgh has had an operation on his left hand just days before his 89th birthday.

He was taken into hospital on Monday and underwent day surgery to treat carpal tunnel syndrome - a condition that causes pain, numbness and a burning sensation in the hand and fingers.
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It seems Prince Philip is doing well, he attended a reception yesterday
evening:

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh meeting Canadian
former servicemen at the Canadian High Commissioner's Residence on June
8, 2010, in London England - You can see the bandage on some of the pics.


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I've heard of th is surgery, well he's well enough to do this engagement. It's amazing how the pair both continue with engagements even after accidents or surgery's.
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Their duties always come first, it's indeed amazing..


Queen Elizabeth today presented Lord Patel with the insignia of a
Knight of the Thistle, during an audience at Buckingham Palace..

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... and attended Royal Investitures, also at Buckingham Palace.

Milk deliveryman Tony Fowler (pic 3) has worn a very special jacket
designed like the coat of a Friesan cow He for example had
helped the police catching some criminals including blocking car
thieves with his milk delivery vehicle.


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