The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #421  
Old 06-07-2017, 09:07 AM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 7,467
Yes, like a drowned rat really, but cheerful with it! Plus a few well chosen words about Invictus and the armed forces.
__________________

  #423  
Old 06-07-2017, 03:02 PM
Osipi's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 15,403
Quote:
Originally Posted by polyesco View Post
Sometimes things happen that are caught on camera that just makes you have complete faith in the human race again. These two pictures have just made my day so much brighter.

It meant so much to an older woman to meet Harry in 2015 that she willingly sat in the pouring rain just to see him again. That is understandable. Harry is that kind of guy that leaves an impression on one I think.

Our Harry though is no actor. What you see with him is what you get. Looking at Daphne and Harry in the recent photo of the two of them, one gets the impression that Harry is genuinely and sincerely happy to meet up with an old friend again. I have no clue if Harry remembered her or was pointed out to him that she was in the crowd again but it does seem like Harry was greeting a much beloved grandmother. No matter the whys, Mrs. Dunn was a very happy person going to sleep that night.
__________________
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~~
  #424  
Old 06-07-2017, 05:48 PM
Sun Lion's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 1,917
Another chance for the general public to meet Harry at 9.30am this morning - in just over an hour and a half - when he is at the Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.

(And still pouring down here.)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Osipi View Post
Sometimes things happen that are caught on camera that just makes you have complete faith in the human race again. These two pictures have just made my day so much brighter.

It meant so much to an older woman to meet Harry in 2015 that she willingly sat in the pouring rain just to see him again. That is understandable. Harry is that kind of guy that leaves an impression on one I think.

Our Harry though is no actor. What you see with him is what you get. Looking at Daphne and Harry in the recent photo of the two of them, one gets the impression that Harry is genuinely and sincerely happy to meet up with an old friend again. I have no clue if Harry remembered her or was pointed out to him that she was in the crowd again but it does seem like Harry was greeting a much beloved grandmother. No matter the whys, Mrs. Dunn was a very happy person going to sleep that night.

Harry has "it", Osipi - charm, the right touch with people.

It looked like he recognised her from the footage that's been on TV - they had quite a hug and chat.

He told Daphne - who is ninety seven years old - that he's been lopsided for the last two years since she kissed his cheek.
  #425  
Old 06-07-2017, 08:01 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 7,467
I agree, of course, with all the sentiments about Harry's good qualities. I believe he and Daphne had quite a laugh about them both kissing the opposite cheek this time!
  #426  
Old 06-07-2017, 08:54 PM
MaiaMia_53's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 1,754
Quote:
Originally Posted by Curryong View Post
'Charming...dreamboat,' 'lost in his dreamy eyes' 'never wash my hands again' and all while the rain is pouring and everyone is soaked! I saw him a couple of years ago and the effect on people around me and even me was pretty well the same, except we didn't have the rain to contend with. He's a very down to earth and lovely guy and I bet the people he met won't forget this in a hurry!
Awww, @Curryong! How fun and memorable. It must give Prince Harry a good feeling, as well as a sense of humility and responsibility to know how happy a mere glimpse of him, a handshake, a hug, and a kind word can give to so many people.
  #427  
Old 06-07-2017, 09:13 PM
Osipi's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 15,403
Quote:
Originally Posted by MaiaMia_53 View Post
Awww, @Curryong! How fun and memorable. It must give Prince Harry a good feeling, as well as a sense of humility and responsibility to know how happy a mere glimpse of him, a handshake, and a kind word can give to so many people.
I kind of get the feeling too that its not emotions that are one sided when meeting Harry. I seriously believe that he takes away from these encounters as much as those meeting him walk away with.

That one picture of Harry meeting up with Daphne Dunn again will remain in my mind for a very long time.
__________________
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~~
  #428  
Old 06-07-2017, 11:56 PM
Muhler's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Eastern Jutland, Denmark
Posts: 13,663
Quote:
Originally Posted by Osipi View Post
Sometimes things happen that are caught on camera that just makes you have complete faith in the human race again. These two pictures have just made my day so much brighter.

It meant so much to an older woman to meet Harry in 2015 that she willingly sat in the pouring rain just to see him again. That is understandable. Harry is that kind of guy that leaves an impression on one I think.

Our Harry though is no actor. What you see with him is what you get. Looking at Daphne and Harry in the recent photo of the two of them, one gets the impression that Harry is genuinely and sincerely happy to meet up with an old friend again. I have no clue if Harry remembered her or was pointed out to him that she was in the crowd again but it does seem like Harry was greeting a much beloved grandmother. No matter the whys, Mrs. Dunn was a very happy person going to sleep that night.
Agree.

He's brilliant when it comes to dealing with ordinary people.
That's a trait you either got, or don't. You can't act the part. People with eventually see right through it. And while you can train yourself to be more comfortable in such a role, you can't "learn" it in a class either.
Harry is a natural. And that is worth gold for the BRF.
  #429  
Old 06-08-2017, 01:39 AM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 2,981
Harry is such a sweetheart such a loving caring person
  #430  
Old 06-08-2017, 09:15 AM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 7,467
Fewer suits, more sport. Why Harry's latest whirlwind trip to Australia was his best yet.

Fewer suits, more sport: why Prince Harry's whirlwind Sydney trip was his best visit yet
  #431  
Old 06-08-2017, 03:21 PM
Osipi's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 15,403
What a beautiful article. It totally describes the person Harry is when it comes to the Invictus Games. He's not just behind the games, he's a part of it. His "I AM" shines through loud and clear.

Harry is definitely a man that is very comfortable in his own skin and day by day is defining what is important to him and a large part of what is important to him is being able to be of service to others.

The media does seem to want to play up the past as "the party prince" and dredge up old antics he once got up to but when I think about it, it was all part and parcel of finding out who he is and who he wanted to be. The adult Harry that has emerged from his own trials and tribulations is one that will be a golden asset for the UK.

You go Harry!
__________________
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~~
  #432  
Old 06-08-2017, 11:14 PM
Sun Lion's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 1,917
Sydney's CBD train stations have billboard size digital screens - and already ads for next year's Invictus Games are playing.

Everyone here will know about the games by the time they start - millions of people move through the city each work day.
  #433  
Old 06-09-2017, 03:43 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 28,051
Cheery HRH Prince Harry bonds with injured veterans training for Invictus Games.

  #434  
Old 06-10-2017, 05:45 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: *******, Canada
Posts: 8,912
Not bad digs. Too expensive for me though.
  #435  
Old 06-10-2017, 07:07 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 7,467
No Royal, or celebrity or Pippa Matthews or her husband on their honeymoon, or anyone else well known/famous, pays full price for hotels, holidays or anything else of that kind, as most people know.
  #436  
Old 06-10-2017, 07:10 PM
Osipi's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 15,403
I can imagine that its quite an experience to stay there. I'd be up all night looking out the windows at the world around me. Very nice place but a bit on the expensive side for me too.
__________________
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~~
  #437  
Old 06-10-2017, 07:47 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 7,467
Sydney's a very expensive place to live, Osipi. I think it ranks about 11th on the 30 most expensive places on earth for lifestyle. Homes on the North shore of Sydney Harbour are invariably multi-million dollar homes and it's rapidly becoming that way for any suburb near the CBD.

The harbour is spectacular, especially at night, and would be wonderful from those windows. However, I doubt Harry paid full price. It's not every day a Prince comes to stay, even for a couple of nights.
  #438  
Old 06-10-2017, 07:57 PM
Osipi's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 15,403
Thanks Curryong. I guess I can honestly say then that it would be a grand place to visit but I wouldn't want to live there. Not if its that expensive. Then again.... if I had money to burn it'd be a top spot on my list.

Australia is always someplace I've wanted to go and should I win the lottery sometime soon, I'd love to be in Sydney for the Invictus Games when they open.

It doesn't matter to me at all what Harry paid for the room staying there. I've just really enjoyed watching how he puts a lot of time and energies into promoting the games and meeting with the athletes, their families and the general public that show up to see him.
__________________
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~~
  #439  
Old 06-10-2017, 08:06 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Torrance, United States
Posts: 4,476
Good luck to all of the participants this year!
  #440  
Old 06-10-2017, 08:09 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 7,467
Yep. In all sorts of ways it was a marvellous little trip of Harry's to promote the IG, and showed off his better qualities, warmth, enthusiasm, ability to connect with all sorts of people, in full measure.

BTW, there are lots of quite reasonably priced hotels around the Sydney CBD! Looking forward to lots of visitors, who might hopefully take a look around the rest of Australia as well!
__________________

Closed Thread


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





Popular Tags
#royalrelatives #royalgenes abu dhabi american history ancestry armstrong-jones baptism british british royals chittagong countess of snowdon cover-up daisy dutch dutch royals family life family tree games gustaf vi adolf haakon vii heraldry hill history house of glucksburg interesting introduction israel jack brooksbank jewelry jumma kids movie king willem-alexander książ castle list of rulers mailing maxima nepal nepalese royal family norwegian royal family popularity prince charles prince constantijn princess ariane princess catharina-amalia princess chulabhorn princess dita princess elizabeth pronunciation queen consort queen maud queen maxima royal balls royal events royal family royal jewels royal spouse royalty royal wedding russian court dress spain speech startling new evidence stuart swedish queen taiwan thailand tracts unsubscribe videos von hofmannsthal wedding gown


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:43 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2020
Jelsoft Enterprises
×