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Old 05-19-2017, 01:19 AM
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I wonder whose birthday is being celebrated? The Queen looks in excellent spirits if a little more bowed than usual. The DM keeps calling her gorgeous wrap black. It looks like a charcoal or deep grey to me.
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One thing that hit me square between the eyes is that looking at the photos of the Queen and looking at her face, its very hard pressed to believe that this is a woman that is 91 years old. She could easily pass for years younger.

I love that wrap she was wearing. It looks like a charcoal or dark gray to me too. But then again, I noticed the trim on her umbrella was black so maybe it was just the lighting. We all know how closely she coordinates those umbrellas.
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She most certainly keep herself together and look after herself.
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I disagree that she doesn't look 91. To me she looks older than that. I have a few friends who are in their late 90s and she easily could pass for them - particularly with the bags under the eyes and the stoop. She has certainly aged in the last six months or so.
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It is obviously that Tessy was there as part of a group of people. British royals chatted with all this group, not personally Tessy. Charity organization? James Lowther-Pinkerton's company? It would be great to identify this group.

Tessy is involved in UNAiD. She attended the same conference on AIDS that Harry did last year, I believe.


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I wonder whose birthday is being celebrated? The Queen looks in excellent spirits if a little more bowed than usual. The DM keeps calling her gorgeous wrap black. It looks like a charcoal or deep grey to me.
So THAT’S what’s in her handbag! The Queen clutches a purse emblazoned with her friend Archduchess Helen of Austria as she leaves her 80th birthday party at The Ivy

Monarch, 91, displayed purse as she left London restaurant last night
Item personalised with photo of Archduchess Helen of Austria
Archduchess, a close friend of the Queen, marked her 80th birthday at The Ivy
Bespoke coin purses were given to departing guests as gifts

more about Helen:
Eurohistory: Happy Birthday Archduchess Helen!


edited: It's interesting that her daughter is a handbag designer
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Members of the Royal Family at the Special Garden Party at Buckingham Palace in London on May 23, 2017.

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The Duke of Kent as President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence as Vice-Chairman attended a service of thanksgiving to celebrate the Centenary of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission at Westminster Abbey yesterday, May 23:



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The Duke of Kent as President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence as Vice-Chairman attended a service of thanksgiving to celebrate the Centenary of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission at Westminster Abbey yesterday, May 23:



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How lovely to see both men attend. Tim seems to be quite a nice guy and does quite a bit for charities and organisations.
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Yesterday, May 24, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Earl and Countess of Wessex hosted the Duke of Edinburgh's Award gold award presentations at Buckingham Palace:


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Posta about this year's Trooping have been moved to the http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums...16-a-9989.html thread.
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Prince Philip visits Hillsborough to meet award recipients - BBC News

The DoE was in Northern Ireland today - the local media are calling this 'his last visit to NI', but he seemed to be in top form, as usual!
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The DoE was in Northern Ireland today - the local media are calling this 'his last visit to NI', but he seemed to be in top form, as usual!
Well, it probabli IS his last official visit to the area. I mean, he's retireing, so it's not really a comment on his health.
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The Queen, Lady Louise and The Earl of Wessex heads to church-
Queen attends church to pray for Manchester victims | Daily Mail Online

I don't think she's at Balmoral yet though.
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The Queen could be staying at Craigowan Lodge as she does before the Castle opens to the public in the summer. I was watching a video of her visit to the Duchy of Lancaster the other day and it picked up part of a conversation she was having in which she said "yes we are staying for the bank holiday" or something to that effect.
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The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh gave an Afternoon Party in the garden of Buckingham Palace.
The Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy and The Duchess of Gloucester were present.
Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms and The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard were on duty.
The Bands of the Scots Guards and The Queen's Division played selections of music during the afternoon.


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The Queen with Princess Alexandra has arrived at the Investec Epsom Derby Festival as more than 100,000 spectators are expected to attend this year's event

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