The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #61  
Old 05-03-2007, 10:04 PM
sirhon11234's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: New York, United States
Posts: 2,454
Someone always has to be negative. Diana's legacy his her children and her charity work.
__________________

__________________
"I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved."
Diana, the Princess of Wales
  #62  
Old 05-04-2007, 01:03 AM
Roslyn's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Tintenbar, Australia
Posts: 3,937
Quote:
Originally Posted by ysbel
This is an interesting article but its a bit harsh on Diana. A quote from the article has an interesting snippet of fact about where Diana put her money. I don't think Diana was wrong to do so but the author makes an interesting conclusion. I admit I would have been very disappointed if Diana had left money to anyone other than William and Harry though. They are her flesh and blood.
Why would you have been disappointed? Her estate was so large that I think it would have been reasonable to leave some charitable bequests. Her sons are never going to be short of a quid.

How many favourite charities did Diana end up with? I can't remember, but say it was six. If she had left 500,000 pounds to each of the six, a total of 3 million, it would hardly have made a noticeable dent in what her sons will inherit from her yet it would have made an enormous difference to each of those charities.
__________________

__________________
"That's it then. Cancel the kitchen scraps for lepers and orphans, no more merciful beheadings, -- and call off Christmas!!!"
  #63  
Old 05-04-2007, 05:53 AM
Skydragon's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: London and Highlands, United Kingdom
Posts: 10,911
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roslyn
How many favourite charities did Diana end up with? I can't remember, but say it was six. If she had left 500,000 pounds to each of the six, a total of 3 million, it would hardly have made a noticeable dent in what her sons will inherit from her yet it would have made an enormous difference to each of those charities.
I agree with all you have said. Some people say she 'left her name', but how many of them give even a penny to the charities she was associated with and how many give purely because she was associated with those charities?
  #64  
Old 05-04-2007, 07:35 PM
gfg02's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: *******, Brazil
Posts: 1,325
Diana ‘very proud’ of Harry’s Iraq tenure

Diana ‘very proud’ of Harry’s Iraq tenure
__________________
If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love. - Diana, Princess of Wales
  #65  
Old 05-04-2007, 07:43 PM
ysbel's Avatar
Heir Apparent
TRF Author
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: New York, United States
Posts: 5,382
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roslyn
Why would you have been disappointed? Her estate was so large that I think it would have been reasonable to leave some charitable bequests. Her sons are never going to be short of a quid.

How many favourite charities did Diana end up with? I can't remember, but say it was six. If she had left 500,000 pounds to each of the six, a total of 3 million, it would hardly have made a noticeable dent in what her sons will inherit from her yet it would have made an enormous difference to each of those charities.
You're right Roslyn. I wouldn't have begrudged Diana leaving some of her money to charity. I would have only been disappointed if she had left one or both of her sons out of her will to donate to charity which has happened in some multimillion dollar estates.
__________________
"One thing we can do is make the choice to view the world in a healthy way. We can choose to see the world as safe with only moments of danger rather than seeing the world as dangerous with only moments of safety."
-- Deepak Chopra
  #66  
Old 05-08-2007, 05:31 PM
sirhon11234's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: New York, United States
Posts: 2,454
Postcards featuring Britain's late Princess Diana have been banned from royal palace shops.
Postcards featuring Britain's late Princess Diana have been banned from royal palace shops.
__________________
"I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved."
Diana, the Princess of Wales
  #67  
Old 05-08-2007, 05:35 PM
sirhon11234's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: New York, United States
Posts: 2,454
Lindsay Lohan as Princess Diana: Director Laughs it Off

National Ledger - Lindsay Lohan as Princess Diana: Director Laughs it Off

I can't wait to see his movie on Diana's life.
__________________
"I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved."
Diana, the Princess of Wales
  #68  
Old 05-08-2007, 11:43 PM
HRH Kimetha's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Arlington, United States
Posts: 773
Quote:
Originally Posted by sirhon11234
Lindsay Lohan as Princess Diana: Director Laughs it Off

National Ledger - Lindsay Lohan as Princess Diana: Director Laughs it Off

I can't wait to see his movie on Diana's life.

For some reason, I just can't visualize Lohan as the princess. I wonder who he is considering?
  #69  
Old 05-08-2007, 11:59 PM
sirhon11234's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: New York, United States
Posts: 2,454
Lohan will never get the part of the Princess.
__________________
"I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved."
Diana, the Princess of Wales
  #70  
Old 05-09-2007, 12:01 AM
HRH Kimetha's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Arlington, United States
Posts: 773
Quote:
Originally Posted by sirhon11234
Lohan will never get the part of the Princess.
Sirhon, it didn't mention who he might be considering in the article, but have read otherwise if this film would be getting done and who he might be considering?
  #71  
Old 05-09-2007, 10:02 PM
gfg02's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: *******, Brazil
Posts: 1,325
Postcards featuring Britain's late Princess Diana have been banned from royal palace shops.

Postcards featuring Britain's late Princess Diana have been banned from royal palace shops.

Diana award for mentors

Diana Award For Mentors (from This Is Cheshire)
__________________
If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love. - Diana, Princess of Wales
  #72  
Old 05-10-2007, 07:02 AM
Warren's Avatar
Administrator in Memoriam
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 15,464
Let's get the "banned postcards" nonsense in perspective. The article continues:

"A spokeswoman for the Royal Collection, which runs the souvenir shops at the royal residences, said: 'We do stock some Diana memorabilia, particularly books. It's just the postcards that we don't sell. We have this rule that we only stock postcards of current members of the British Royal Family.' "
__________________
Seeking information? Check out the extensive Royal A-Z
  #73  
Old 05-10-2007, 02:01 PM
iowabelle's Avatar
Royal Highness
Royal Blogger, TRF Author
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Des Moines, United States
Posts: 2,404
It's an interesting "rule," since technically she wasn't a member of the Royal Family since 1996, and postcards have been sold until recently. (Don't get me wrong, I don't think it's a big anti-Diana plot, more probably some personnel got together and thought about updating the goods sold at the shops.)
  #74  
Old 05-10-2007, 02:43 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Charleston, SC, United States
Posts: 338
Has anyone actually seen a postcard of Diana for sale in a royal gift shop recently? Without evidence to the contrary, the spokeswoman for the Royal Collections may very well be telling the truth, and they've been following this rule for years. For all we know, the press is only now deciding to make a brouhaha about it to fill some column space and stir things up.
  #75  
Old 05-10-2007, 03:04 PM
TheTruth's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Between the first and second floor of the Eiffel Tower, France
Posts: 2,652
Yes that's right sassie. The press always make a fuss with all subjects touching to Diana. Although after 10 years, Diana is still the one who sells the most memorabilia in royal gift shops.
__________________

Please, help find a cure for ALS

Because it matters...
  #76  
Old 05-10-2007, 04:16 PM
sirhon11234's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: New York, United States
Posts: 2,454
Quote:
Originally Posted by iowabelle
It's an interesting "rule," since technically she wasn't a member of the Royal Family since 1996, and postcards have been sold until recently. (Don't get me wrong, I don't think it's a big anti-Diana plot, more probably some personnel got together and thought about updating the goods sold at the shops.)
The Princess of Wales was still regarded as a member of the British Royal family after her divorce from Charles.
__________________
"I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved."
Diana, the Princess of Wales
  #77  
Old 05-10-2007, 09:10 PM
HRH Kimetha's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Arlington, United States
Posts: 773
Quote:
Originally Posted by Warren
Let's get the "banned postcards" nonsense in perspective. The article continues:

"A spokeswoman for the Royal Collection, which runs the souvenir shops at the royal residences, said: 'We do stock some Diana memorabilia, particularly books. It's just the postcards that we don't sell. We have this rule that we only stock postcards of current members of the British Royal Family.' "

That's one example how some can slant the news. Journalists and people alike will take something and speak about it out of context and change the whole meaning of it. For those of us who have worked in newsrooms (both print & television), we can appreciate it more and can discern whether rumours and reporting are actual accurate or if it is to sway a viewer or reader.

Whether Diana was a member of the Royal Family or not at the time of her death, she did play a major role in providing a royal heir and thus should have some printed material about her as what is being done.
  #78  
Old 05-11-2007, 06:22 PM
Duchess's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: xx, Canada
Posts: 1,648
Quote:
Originally Posted by sirhon11234
The Princess of Wales was still regarded as a member of the British Royal family after her divorce from Charles.
is this true? i'd always heard that she wasn't. i'd only heard her referred to as the mother of the future king.
__________________
Duchess
  #79  
Old 05-11-2007, 06:28 PM
sirhon11234's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: New York, United States
Posts: 2,454
Yes it is true, its says so right on her official page.
Diana, Princess of Wales > Biography > Marriage and family
__________________
"I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved."
Diana, the Princess of Wales
  #80  
Old 05-11-2007, 06:31 PM
BeatrixFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 6,859
A major role? Any moron can pop out a baby or two, it isn't exactly brain surgery. I think the Royal Collection is being sensible. Apart from Henry VIII and his wives, it would be impossible for them to keep producing and stocking postcards of every Royal who'd ever lived. And if they don't stock them of the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Princess Alice then they obviously won't stock them of Diana. What gets me is that there are hundreds of these postcards avaliable on the streets of London. Hoards of tourists wrapped in cellophane crowd round the racks of saccharine images, barring us normal folk access to Westminster Bridge and St Martin-in-the-Field. And these are the same awful stands that sell those ghastly dinner plates with a Queen Mother transfer crudely lasered onto them and t-shirts that read, "I went to London and all I got was this T-Shirt". The people who frequent these stalls are of course, the ones we'd rather hadn't visited London to buy the T-Shirt in the first place. Why demand the Royal Collection stock postcards when they can pick up 5 for a pound at any random caravan flogging the salmonella-on-legs that is a hot-dog or hamburger.
__________________

__________________
Kaye aka BeatrixFan
Closed Thread

Tags
diana princess of wales, princess diana


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Late Diana, Princess of Wales News Thread 8: June 2008- Warren Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997) 749 09-06-2018 12:53 AM
The Late Diana, Princess of Wales News Thread 7: October 2007-June 2008 Warren Current Events Archive 237 06-15-2008 06:18 AM
The Late Diana, Princess of Wales News Thread 6: June-September 2007 Avalon Current Events Archive 358 10-01-2007 03:16 AM
The Late Diana, Princess of Wales News Thread 4: September 2006-April 2007 Warren Current Events Archive 203 04-09-2007 03:27 AM




Popular Tags
"chinese gordon" aif australia bonaparte book british royal family camilla charles china christian ix clothes corruption current events daughter duchess of cornwall duchess of sussex duchess of york duke of sussex duke of york emma extramarital affairs fashion felipe and letizia germany grandchild harry and meghan interesting facts jacobite juan carlos king king philippe king willem-alexander meghan markle modernization monaco osborn patronages piromallo porphyria prince prince charles prince harry prince harry of wales princess beatrice princess eugenie prince william public opinion pyrmont queen mary of teck royal royal ancestry royal ancestry; oscar and sophia royal family royal geneology royal ladies royal wedding sarah ferguson siblings soldier state visit sweden swedish royal family the crown titles uk styles tom bower tony armstrong-jones waldeck wedding windsor castle working visit



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:28 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2018
Jelsoft Enterprises