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Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-18-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 138
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Posted By Denville
Of course he would have married. Mabye not Diana...

Of course he would have married. Mabye not Diana but it was his duty to marry...and he has always been conscientious about that.
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-18-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
There was pressure, but it was not really direct...

There was pressure, but it was not really direct pressure from Philip.. it was more complicated than that. The fact was that he had reached an age where he was expected to marry. It was his duty as...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-18-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
I think that Philip isn't soft and cuddly but I...

I think that Philip isn't soft and cuddly but I believe that Charles has made peace with his past and with his parents.
In the Dimbleby time, he was just at the end of a horrible marriage, and was...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-17-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
I dont think that bullying is ever acceptable. ...

I dont think that bullying is ever acceptable. Its possible that Charles took some positives from Gordonstoun and Philips rather aggressive parenting, but I don't think there were many. And I...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-17-2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
Bullying parents often produce either bullies or...

Bullying parents often produce either bullies or chidlren who are shy nervy and lacking in confidence
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-16-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
I think he's much more like his grandfather...

I think he's much more like his grandfather George VI than his parents. (well I think there's a bit of Philip in him, in that Philip is Not at heart such a clunking anti intellectual hearty type as...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-16-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
I suppose that even if he hated Gordonstoun he...

I suppose that even if he hated Gordonstoun he got into various habits there, such as taking a lot of violent exercise, and he has problaby found that a stress buster over the Years and stuck with...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-16-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
He may find it refreshing. People do all sorts...

He may find it refreshing. People do all sorts (IMO) of ridiculous things to relax.
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-16-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
Yes thtat was when he was being harassed by the...

Yes thtat was when he was being harassed by the press and he didn't know what to ask for but he had had cherry brandy out hunting.
I think that Philip felt that because Gord had been good for him,...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-16-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
IS he? I don't think they did a great job. I...

IS he? I don't think they did a great job. I think that they made him shyer and more nervy than he needed to be, and left him with something of a whiny personality which has put people off him. And...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-16-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
I think that they were if not exactly ignored by...

I think that they were if not exactly ignored by their parents not doted on either. It wasn't just after she became Queen, she left them home and lived in Malta with Philip, for a while.
By the...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-14-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
I tink he has and so ha Charles. I think when he...

I tink he has and so ha Charles. I think when he was in his 20s he ws at odds with his father, not surprising.. and in his 30s, I think his unhappy marriage made him snarlier and not close to his...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-09-2016, 03:11 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
As I recall that story, it was reported at...

As I recall that story, it was reported at Christmas, and I know i saw it in the papers.. that an old lady had been waiting outside the church to see the RF, (I think she had soem flowers) and told...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-08-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
Yes a grim determination to do her job, even if...

Yes a grim determination to do her job, even if she clearly does not like the public. I really feel that she screams "I hate being on show, I hate the royal job and these tiresome people".
Charles,...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-08-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
er well if she's rude in public, where she should...

er well if she's rude in public, where she should be trying to seem pleasant, she's hardly going to restrain herself in private.
and Philip is a bit of a bully, too...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-07-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
Its not "fighting" if one child is beating...

Its not "fighting" if one child is beating another up. No idea what they think of each other nowadays, but as children, I think that Anne was indeed like Philip, and Philip bullied Charles. He is...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-07-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
Im sure that someone has mentioned it, that she...

Im sure that someone has mentioned it, that she used to "beat him up" as a kid. She's a tough unsympathetic person in general, and he was a nervy shy awkward child.. I can quite see her bossing him...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-03-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
I think it is pretty well know that he didn't get...

I think it is pretty well know that he didn't get on well with Philip as a kid. And I think the queen was (a) awkward and shy and not very affectionate in any kind of physical way, and (b) very...
Forum: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 09-02-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,834
Posted By Denville
no of course not. I think it was that Charles...

no of course not. I think it was that Charles hadn't seen his mother for so long, he was awkward with her, and wasn't sure how to greet her.. and she wasn't openly affectionate with him, esp not in...
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