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Old 08-08-2014, 11:46 PM
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As the next Queen Consort she was a very appropriate choice to represent the Queen and if people have a problem with her then they need to get over it. So one person thought she was the wrong choice and wrote to the Times about it. One person out of a population of how many million in the UK?



Everyone is unpopular with some section of the population and there will always be someone who will complain.

Very much this. What a stupid article.


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Old 08-09-2014, 03:45 AM
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Judging from the lack of follow up shock/horror headlines over Camilla's role in the WWI Centenary, I think we can safely say that a very large amount of anti-Camilla press is the result of the fertile minds of "Royal Correspondents".

Forgetting they are supposed to report the news instead of create it has never been better illustrated than the dismal DM attempt at stirring.
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Old 08-09-2014, 03:54 AM
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I was very impressed by the Duchess of Cornwall during the Vigil in Westminster. In fact I am usually always impressed by how the Duchess fulfills her royal activities.
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Old 10-07-2014, 01:26 PM
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DUCHESS OF CORNWALL VISITS HM NAVAL BASE CLYDE-
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Rothesay (The Duchess of Cornwall) will join senior naval officers to welcome the return of the Navy's most advanced attack submarine, HMS Astute, which completes her maiden deployment at a special ceremony at HM Naval Base Clyde.
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It's always good to see Her Royal Highness doing her duties and with a warm smile.
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Old 10-09-2014, 05:26 AM
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Here are some pics and additional information of that visit on October 7:



** thelochsidepress.com: Camilla welcomes HMS Astute back home at Faslane **


** dailymail: Ship ahoy! A beaming Camilla is glamorous in a crimson coat as she gives HMS Astute a right royal welcome home **
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Old 10-09-2014, 06:21 AM
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Very good to see Camilla out and about again. There have been too few engagements over the last few months.
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Old 10-15-2014, 12:13 AM
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Man Booker Awards Dinner

Flanagan wins Booker, hugs Duchess in joy

Camilla Parker Bowles Pictures - Man Booker Awards Dinner - Zimbio
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Old 10-15-2014, 12:27 AM
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Zimbio calls her Camilla Parker-Bowles? *sigh* It's not like she's a newlywed.
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Old 10-15-2014, 12:34 AM
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That is just the search heading, they never changed it. In the text she is listed as Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
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Old 10-15-2014, 12:42 AM
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Well, technically that's wrong too. But it's better than Parker-Bowles. Baby Steps!
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Old 10-15-2014, 03:48 AM
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That is just the search heading, they never changed it. In the text she is listed as Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
One day they might get it right. They either list her as still married to Andrew or as divorced from Charles but never with her title as Charles' wife.

Camilla, Duchess of Camilla is the form she would use if she was divorced - just as Diana went from HRH The Princess of Wales to Diana, Princess of Wales and Sarah went from HRH The Duchess of York to Sarah, Duchess of York when they were divorced.
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Old 10-15-2014, 04:31 AM
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Camilla seems to be becoming a regular on the literary circle now - Booker Prize, Hay Lit Fest, the Literacy charities. Its good they are giving her a few defined areas of interest to support.
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Old 10-15-2014, 08:45 AM
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Yes, I find it very interesting that she is in the literary clubs...
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Old 10-15-2014, 09:44 AM
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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall has attended the Man Booker prize giving in London. Richard Flanagan, Australian author of a visceral book about wartime brutality and its aftermath received his award from the Duchess-
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Always pleasant to see Camilla out and about and she look very nice and approachable. Got herself a hug and kiss.
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Old 10-15-2014, 10:03 AM
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Today, October 15, the Duchess of Cornwall was in Kent today and visited Saint Ronan's School in Hawkhurst.
Camilla's late brother Mark Shand attended the school from 1959 - 1964. A new sports facility was named in memory of him.



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** itv.com video: Duchess of Cornwall visits Kent school **


** kentonline.co.uk: Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, visits St Ronan's School in Hawkhurst and Chapel Down Winery in Tenterden **


** dailymail: Camilla's tribute to her tragic brother: The Duchess of Cornwall unveils a memorial to Mark Shand at his old primary school **
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Old 10-15-2014, 11:46 AM
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The Duchess of Cornwall has been to visit the former school of her late brother, Mark Shand. Camilla opened the new all-weather pitch at St Ronan's School in memory of Mark, who died earlier this year-
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Wacky stuff. The DM reported this today:
Duchess of Cornwall pleads with country to support credit unions | Daily Mail Online
But nothing announced on the POW website: http://www.princeofwales.gov.uk/news-and-diary . Also no tweets from Clence House - and the Duchess was at a Winery today (and so was I - who knew). https://twitter.com/ClarenceHouse

I bothered to check because I think putting the paycheck loan sharks out of business would be a great thing. Apologies to any forum members who work in a check-into-cash establishment, I just think interest rates that abuse the poor exclusively are not a very morally defensible.

So, I wonder if Rebecca's report in the DM has any truth to it? There is a wicked bit of my soul that hopes someone fed her a bit of bad fish and she still bit on it!
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Old 10-15-2014, 07:36 PM
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Camilla unveiling plaque in memory of her brother.

BBC News - Duchess of Cornwall visits brother Mark Shand's old school
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Old 10-16-2014, 11:09 AM
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Clarence House tweets today: "Her Royal Highness is a strong supporter of #creditunions and the role they can play in their local communities" So it is true!

And from the POW site: Credit Unions

That's rather a diffrent statement than the DM spin on it. No surprise.
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The Duchess of Cornwall at her reception to mark International Credit Union Day at Clarence House today, October 16:



** gettyimages/zimbio gallery: International Credit Union Day Reception **
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