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Old 11-22-2010, 06:57 PM
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I think the key word is "among" the posts he will vacate are...
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Old 11-22-2010, 08:46 PM
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Prince Philip to scale back duties when he turns 90 - Telegraph

The Duke of Edinburgh is to relinquish official roles with more than a dozen organisations when he turns 90 next year, in the first such concession to his advancing years.

Among the posts the Duke will vacate are his chancellorships of the University of Edinburgh, held since 1952, and University of Cambridge, held since 1976.
I am just amazed he still as much as he does for his age!
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Old 11-22-2010, 08:56 PM
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Perhaps keeping busy helps the Queen and Prince Philip live longer?
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Oh, I believe that without a doubt!! That is what keeps them young....
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Old 11-22-2010, 10:40 PM
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Oh, I believe that without a doubt!! That is what keeps them young....
Most definitely. I can only hope that should I reach 85-90, I can do half the things these two golden agers can accomplish in one day! I'm sad to admit that they do more in one day than I probably do now... their schedule I think would totally exhaust me.
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I couldn't have said it better! I get exhausted just Reading their schedule... :)
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The Queen Attends The Ninth Inauguration Of The General Synod.
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Today, November 23, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip attended a service of Holy Communion
at the inaugration of the ninth General Synod of the Church of England, an event which takes
place every five years.

** The Queen Attends The Ninth Inauguration Of The General Synod **
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Prince Philip cuts back workload ahead of 90th birthday | Mail Online
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Old 11-23-2010, 07:06 PM
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Today, November 23, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip attended a service of Holy Communion
at the inaugration of the ninth General Synod of the Church of England, an event which takes
place every five years.

** The Queen Attends The Ninth Inauguration Of The General Synod **
Thank you very much, Iceflower, for posting this.

So much attention is currently being focused on William and Catherine, quite understandably, that the Queen's speech at the General Synod has had little exposure. I think it exceptional, and indicative of just how far she understands the imperatives which are changing society.

Here is a summary:

Religious do not have monopoly on virtue, Queen tells synod | UK news | guardian.co.uk
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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will arrive today in Abu Dhabi. News, pictures, and discussion can be found in this thread in the UAE forum.
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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have just arrived in Muscat, Oman. News, pictures, and discussion can be found in this thread in the Gulf States forum.
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip attended the Royal World Premiere of "The Chronicles
of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" held at The Odeon Leicester Square on
November 30, 2010 in London.

One of the rare occasion to see the Queen at the movies..


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** zimbio/gettyimages gallery ** daylife including reuters **
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WOW! They both look wonderful. I gotta get me a pashmina.
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Old 11-30-2010, 04:58 PM
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Nice detail on what we could see on the dress, but I loved her wrap!
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Wow, indeed! HM looks especially chic and stunning this evening. I am hoping to see the dress without the lovely wrap in the near future..
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The dress is an older one, which she wore during the 2004 State Visit to Germany as well.
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Thank you for the info, QueenElizabeth. Any photos of it to be seen?
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Old 11-30-2010, 08:45 PM
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Just a night at the movies: Chronicles of Narnia: Dawn Treader premiere: Georgie Henley stakes her claim to be 'the next Emma Watson' | Mail Online

The dress looks fabulous and she doesn't look cold with that wonderful shawl
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HM looks wonderful in that outfit, and look at the heels she's wearing! Thanks for the links, ladies.
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