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Old 11-14-2015, 03:43 AM
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Thanks for those pics, iceflower. All these images and articles you and others link throughout the forums are always much appreciated.
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Old 11-14-2015, 06:06 AM
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Their privacy should be respected. Camilla shouldn't be seen in this manner, but I think the DM did publish pictures of Camilla in a bathing suit while on vacation a couple of years ago.
I'm ashamed that TRH privacy has been invaded in my home city. Totally disgraceful.
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Old 11-14-2015, 10:27 AM
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Here's some nice pictures from Thursday.
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/...7397064848.jpg

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/...7399353255.jpg

Charles on his 67th birthday
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/...7490435137.jpg

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/...7491131916.jpg

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/...7491002731.jpg

If anything Charles shows he has a sense of humor.
He is after all the Prince of Whales.
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Old 11-14-2015, 11:06 AM
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I've read it often that for Christmas at Sandringham, the presents picked out and given among the family are often gag gifts. Perhaps it was on one of these occasions that Charles got his Prince of Whales shorts. Perhaps from Camilla?

Gotta give Charles some brownie points for actually wearing them eh?
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I've read it often that for Christmas at Sandringham, the presents picked out and given among the family are often gag gifts. Perhaps it was on one of these occasions that Charles got his Prince of Whales shorts. Perhaps from Camilla?

Gotta give Charles some brownie points for actually wearing them eh?
Thank you SO much for bringing a smile on such a dark day: of course the Prince of Wales is wearing his whale- themed Vilebrequin swim wear (that must have been a gift from his cheery wife) during the heat of the Australian summer!
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Old 11-14-2015, 12:31 PM
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I think this was known before the visit.

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Australian taxpayers will be charged close to half a million dollars for this month's brief royal tour.

Prince Charles and Camilla are due to fly out of Australia on Sunday after a five-day tour that took them to Adelaide, the Barossa Valley, Canberra, Sydney, Perth and Albany.

But they'll be leaving a hefty bill behind.

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet has confirmed it is covering the costs of the trip.

"The total cost of the visit is not yet known but it is expected that it will be consistent with past visits," a spokesperson said.

The department pointed out the royal couple's last visit, a similar six-day trip in November 2012, cost it $437,057.
Prince Charles down under: Taxpayers face big bill for royal visit
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Old 11-14-2015, 03:32 PM
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I think that's about 3 cents per Australian tax payer.
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The Australian Press is always anxious to point to the cost of Royal visits. This happens every time. I think this has been a very successful tour for Charles and Camilla.
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Old 11-15-2015, 03:01 AM
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Thanks for those pics, iceflower. All these images and articles you and others link throughout the forums are always much appreciated.

Thank you for your kind words, Roslyn

The newest pics can be found here:


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Old 11-15-2015, 07:15 AM
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Every time I go to a Getty images or Daily mail link the page downloads for 30 seconds and then disappears. I have an IPhone 5.
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Old 11-15-2015, 07:40 AM
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The Prince of Tails

We're all familiar with the now legendary Prince of Whales shorts but the latest controversy surrounding Charles and Camilla on their trip Down Under seems to be focused on the same area as the shorts. I do have to admit though that for a man of his 67 years, he remains in tip top shape.

This is the kind of controversy that I wish was all the controversy in the world we ever had to deal with day to day.

This photo of Prince Charles in Australia is drumming up some serious controversy - AOL
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Old 11-15-2015, 09:11 AM
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Big bill haha don't make me laugh. That is pittance considering most government budgets are in billions nowadays.
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I meant it was known Australia was picking up the tab before the visit. Same happens with visits to Canada. The article kind of made it seem it was 'news'
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Old 11-15-2015, 10:12 AM
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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall gets in tug-of-war with flower girl in Australia | Daily Mail Online
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Pies in Papakura and chards in the capital - what NZ officials ate during the royal tour | Stuff.co.nz
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