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Old 08-19-2008, 07:50 PM
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Whats funny is that the bodyguard looks more worried than Mary!!!! Thumbs up from me , i think she is laughing at the media storm!!! and why shouldn't a mum, royal or not , go and do a nappy run? Mary wasn't concerned obviously and i think she would laugh to see how much it has got everyone on here up in arms!!! i wish i looked that good on a nappy run!!!
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Old 08-19-2008, 07:51 PM
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she has make up, so it looks she was ready for the photos, and it looks too that she had a bodyguard next to her, she is smiling so i presume she was not surprsie and ready for them., really i think the media and reporters are rediculus to take photos of her just buying nuppies, but she knows she is a public figure so i suppose she was ok.

Make-up on? We have seen many pictures of Mary without any make-up on. What in the world does that matter. Maybe they were going out with the children after she had the planned, high profile, publicity photo session of buying nappies for her children. I can just see Mary telling Isabella Go, Bella Go! Use up those nappies so Mommy can go out and get her picture taken. I do not know why we let the DoM get us into these discussions in the first place. Who cares what Mary does as long as she good at being a Princess. She does an A++++ job of that.

BTW how can you miss the press they are like a bunch of vultures. They even have the nerve to go knock on the door of her sister's house. Thank goodness she did not answer the door. I am sure it would have made front page news around the world.

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On way of handeling things differently would have been to bring one more suitcase from Denmark - number 19 - filled with nappies

But off course - that would have been a criminal act as well.
LOL I can hear that one! You mean this is what they spend my tax euros on.
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BTW how can you miss the press they are like a bunch of vultures. They even have the nerve to go knock on the door of her sister's house. Thank goodness she did not answer the door. I am sure it would have made front page news around the world.
I really think that the lousiest thing of all were those mutant press humans [?] that knocked on Mary's sister's door. At least her sister was polite to them -- God knows what I would have said as the were not invited to be on her property in the first place. Quite pushy and low class.
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I really think that the lousiest thing of all were those mutant press humans [?] that knocked on Mary's sister's door. At least her sister was polite to them -- God knows what I would have said as the were not invited to be on her property in the first place. Quite pushy and low class.
i miss that, where does it say the media knock her sistter door?
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Old 08-19-2008, 08:45 PM
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With the time change & flights she & her family/party endured, it's possible she was the only one awake at the time. Or possibly the kids went out while she was at the shop & she was the decoy. There are many possible thoughts on this.
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i miss that, where does it say the media knock her sistter door?
It was on a news video.
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I really think that the lousiest thing of all were those mutant press humans [?] that knocked on Mary's sister's door. At least her sister was polite to them -- God knows what I would have said as the were not invited to be on her property in the first place. Quite pushy and low class.
i know i wouldn't have been that nice at all and have orderd them off the property!!!
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Old 08-19-2008, 09:15 PM
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I am not judging Mary's need to buy nappies...But I do think it is a little fishy...Firstly, her sisters, Jane and Patricia, have known of her visit for months, couldn't they have been stocking up on supplies for their sister Mary and her children's visit...which would include nappies for Christian and Isabella...and secondly, her sister Jane works in a chemist, she is a pharmacist...See, she has access to things like nappies way in advance...I think her sisters could have helped her out by having things like nappies ready, so why the need for Mary to venture out and purchase these things? Just to be seen and be visible and get the photo ops out of the way before the real private holiday begins, I suppose?

I think Mary just wanted to show off her new sunglasses, those Prada ones are cool, yes, she is a slave to fashion
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Come on be real! would anyone buy diapers their brothr/sister's toddler when they visiting?
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she has make up, so it looks she was ready for the photos.
That is some subtle media code!

But hey, I'm no Princess but, unlike Mary, I wouldn't be caught dead beyond the front gate without a little camoflage.

B****r the camera's! What about the neighbours?
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Come on be real! would anyone buy diapers their brothr/sister's toddler when they visiting?
as a matter of fact i did, and as i did not had any children at the time i bought any brand, my sister in law did not like them butshe used them and she went to buy more when it finish the packaed! they were comming from a long flight of 15 hours and i tried to provided everything for the kids and when i went to visit them and my mother, my mother bought absolutely anything i need for my daugther and i did not need to have to fly with the pram or car seat, tey got one for me ready
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So your sister eventually went out and bought diapers for herself. Just like any normal person. Why should her sisters have to do that sort of thing. When we have people come to visit with children I try to buy most things that they will need, but generally I leave the food and toiletry items to them as they might have preferences.

She bought nappies. NO BIG DEAL. It's not fishy, and I seriously doubt it was any kind of publicity stunt. I am sure that the DRF can come up with better ones if they feel there is a need.
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It was on a news video.
thank you, i will check it1
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I really think this entire things is getting out of hand. Who cares what she purchased. Maybe it was something altogether different and she didn't want the world to know. The Pampers were a cover. No matter what she does or where she goes, someone will question the action.
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Thank you paty and mitchell for the links. Paparazzi debate aside, it really looks like mary is happy to be in hobart.
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I think reading such intent into the smile in the photo is a bit much. Maybe (giving her the benefit of the doubt) she just makes the best out of a less than ideal situation?
I think it was me who brought up the smile - all I meant by it was simply that while she may not like it, she hardly seems miserable. Really what you said in the 2nd sentance above. Sorry I didnt express myself very well.

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I don't understand what all the fuss is about.
We're just making huge mountains outta tiny mole holl if you ask me...

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I give her credit for smiling plus getting it over with and not behaving like P W-A did in New Zealand when he told the camera men to get lost he was on vacation.
Yes he managed to achieve bad press for that one here (NZ) where noone has a clue who he is, for that one!

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I confess to not seeing what the big deal is about. How many times have we seen paparrazzi taking photos of royals while they were shopping or doing things on their own private time?

I am sure that if we had seen someone buying diapers headed back to her Mary's sisters house, her detractors would quickly claim that Mary is just too "snobby" to buy diapers for her children.
There is no way she could have won in this situation, there really isnt.
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I'm devestated!!

Here I am applying makeup before I leave the house and not a single pap in sight! I'm here, I'm ready...alas, am I to be seized upon by no media contingent??? I've been expecting them for weeks now...

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No no, I'M what you'd call a slave to fashion. Even when I'm away from work, I'm still doing something in relation to work. That's a 'slave to fashion'.

And you truly think Mary's "bad"? Check out my wardrobe, and then you will I'm sure, gladely retract the above statement...
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LOL I can hear that one! You mean this is what they spend my tax euros on.
No, I don't minde spending my tax money on TRF. The suitcase/nappi debate is just a absolute non-issue.
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thanks for new pics!!

Princess Isabella is such a cutie!!! I can't wait to see her walking all by herself!!!

I love princess mary's look!!!
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