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Old 12-17-2010, 08:08 PM
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HM looks radiant!
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Old 12-17-2010, 09:15 PM
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I love HM's bright, festive outfit. Since she entered her 80s (she's 95 now), I've had to keep reminding my mother that there's no reason at all why she should not wear bright clothes. She had been brought up to believe older people should wear dull colours and not draw attention to themselves. I'm delighted to say she's still wearing bright cerise and blues and reds, always colour co-ordinated with matching scarves and brooches, etc., and she looks fabulous. I'm sure she'll be very pleased to see HM clad in vibrant red.
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Old 12-18-2010, 03:05 AM
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Oh no. She is 84 not 95. But she looks very good
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Old 12-18-2010, 03:59 AM
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Oh no. She is 84 not 95. But she looks very good
I think in Roslyn's post she was referring to her own mother who is 95.
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Old 12-18-2010, 05:03 AM
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I think in Roslyn's post she was referring to her own mother who is 95.
Yes, I was talking about my own mother. Perhaps I could have expressed it better.
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Old 12-18-2010, 10:36 PM
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Off with her head: Rushed through legislation will let foreign owner of privatised Royal Mail remove Queen's head from stamps


Read more: Off with her head: Rushed through legislation will let foreign owner of privatised Royal Mail remove Queen's head from stamps | Mail Online
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Old 12-18-2010, 10:48 PM
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It's the sort of thing that can happen when governments start selling things off without taking proper care with the details.
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The Queen's Head Stamp - over 40 years old !! -
From "ICONS. a portrait of England"
Queen's Head Stamp - Queen's Head Stamp - Icons of England
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Express.co.uk - Home of the Daily and Sunday Express | Express Yourself :: Kate Middleton’s next Christmas... down to the last minute

Christmas with the royals.
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Old 12-19-2010, 11:19 AM
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I think the lady with the Queen in the first picture is her dresser Angela Kelly. I think I recognise her from the lady when Annie Liebovitch took the famous picture of the Queen in 2007. I think it is nice that she accompanies the Queen and I understood that they are both good friends. Nice thought!
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip attended a Sunday church service,
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The Queen's head set to be saved on stamps after it was revealed a foreign firm could remove her image | Mail Online

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Old 12-20-2010, 06:35 PM
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip attended a Sunday church service,
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HMQ and Prince Philip look great. What an elegant couple.
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They are, indeed! I just Love how The Duke is driving HM... not too sweet. :) And, how gorgeous is the Queen in kelly green?!
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Old 12-21-2010, 04:41 PM
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The Queen and Duke are having a busy time with regard to the family at the moment aren't they?

Two grand-children engaged within the last month and a great-grandchild about to appear.
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The Queen and Duke are having a busy time with regard to the family at the moment aren't they?

Two grand-children engaged within the last month and a great-grandchild about to appear.

It most certainly will be a holiday season to celebrate for sure. I expect both the DoE and HM will have super wide smiles on their faces at church this Christmas morning.
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They certainly are! This will be a most memorable and happy Christmas for them...
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I, too, like the Duke of Edinburgh driving his wife to church ..... though the staff member looks a bit wary ....

Yes, two grandkids betrothed and a new baby to look for - it'll keep them young!!
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He looks like he is scared out of his wits! lol
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Well it is the DOE driving! LOL! And the DOE is almost 90!
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