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Forum: Current Events Archive 02-06-2017, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Curryong
I hope our Sapphire Queen and Prince Philip have...

I hope our Sapphire Queen and Prince Philip have a wonderful day. Sixty five years on the throne, what a fantastic achievement. I'll bet there were thousands of messages of congratulation.
Forum: Current Events Archive 01-03-2017, 11:52 PM
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Posted By Curryong
Yes, indeed. When the second church visit on New...

Yes, indeed. When the second church visit on New Year's Day didn't take place many people became quite anxious. However, the cold is obviously better and that makes me and countless others, I'm sure,...
Forum: Current Events Archive 12-30-2016, 08:08 PM
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Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
The Queen's probably out of bed, moving about the...

The Queen's probably out of bed, moving about the house, sitting by the fire watching TV, attending to her red boxes. She's been advised to stay indoors but I bet she's chomping at the bit to get out...
Forum: Current Events Archive 05-25-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 945
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Posted By Curryong
This gives details of the headlines from British...

This gives details of the headlines from British sources that covered it at the time.
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Forum: Current Events Archive 05-12-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
Yes, I know, but there are republican minded...

Yes, I know, but there are republican minded people at the BBC who are not enthusiastic about the BRF. I was trying to make the point that the BBC is not a propaganda channel (or mouthpiece for the...
Forum: Current Events Archive 05-12-2016, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Curryong
I'm an Australian citizen actually, not a British...

I'm an Australian citizen actually, not a British subject. I was naturalised decades ago.

And sorry, the BBC isn't a propaganda channel for the British government or the British monarchy. Many...
Forum: Current Events Archive 05-12-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
I'm an Australian. My country has signed several...

I'm an Australian. My country has signed several big trade deals with China. That doesn't make Australia a beggar, and Britain isn't one either. Signing trade deals beneficial to BOTH sides is after...
Forum: Current Events Archive 05-11-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
We don't know what has gone on behind the scenes....

We don't know what has gone on behind the scenes. Perhaps the behaviour of some of the entourage accompanying the Chinese president caused great offence to Britain's leaders (who are not beggars.)...
Forum: Current Events Archive 04-12-2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
I've taken a look at Anna's Twitter page....

I've taken a look at Anna's Twitter page. Possibly her pronouncements have enhanced her profile with the media, as in another talking head about the BRF for radio and TV. She is an expert on the...
Forum: Current Events Archive 04-12-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
Anna Whitelock again about the possible demise of...

Anna Whitelock again about the possible demise of the British monarchy following the Queen's death.
...
Forum: Current Events Archive 03-22-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
Nice to see the Queen dining out and lovely to...

Nice to see the Queen dining out and lovely to see Princess Alexandra joining her and Anne for a meal. It's quite unusual to see this combination of Royal ladies.
Forum: Current Events Archive 02-28-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
You could say that about anything named after the...

You could say that about anything named after the Queen though, couldn't you? There's the QE Dock, Merseyside, the Diamond Jubilee Pavilion Cafe in Bolton, the QEII Stadium in Hong Kong, the Park...
Forum: Current Events Archive 02-24-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
And looking as lovely and as cheerful as ever....

And looking as lovely and as cheerful as ever. Love the Queen in that colour.
Forum: Current Events Archive 02-23-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
Thanks for that post Queen Camilla. So there were...

Thanks for that post Queen Camilla. So there were fires roaring up the chimneys in some rooms of Buckingham Palace until the onset of the Clean Air Act. I did wonder, as open fires were very much the...
Forum: Current Events Archive 02-22-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
Thanks Cepe! Well, the people at Channel 5 must...

Thanks Cepe! Well, the people at Channel 5 must be nearly as bad on this occasion, in a sensationalist sort of way! :lol:
Forum: Current Events Archive 02-22-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
Yes, I know they're illegal now but were they...

Yes, I know they're illegal now but were they then, in the early 1950's? I can't remember when the first Clean Air Act was passed. It may have been as late as 1960. One of my most vivid memories of...
Forum: Current Events Archive 02-22-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
It's very strange how no concrete evidence in the...

It's very strange how no concrete evidence in the form of letters or stories from family members have ever come out about these women and the multiple times Prince Philip has supposedly been...
Forum: Current Events Archive 09-09-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
Perhaps future royals will be cremated and will...

Perhaps future royals will be cremated and will therefore require much less room. I'm sure some land will be found, perhaps near the mausoleum for the Duchess of Kent.

It's not compulsory for...
Forum: Current Events Archive 08-29-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
Even though, her cousin Margaret Rhode, who was...

Even though, her cousin Margaret Rhode, who was one of her bridesmaids I believe and is still in contact with her, has written a book in recent years and has often been seen on TV documentaries...
Forum: Current Events Archive 08-14-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
Ingrid Seward has been on the publicity trail for...

Ingrid Seward has been on the publicity trail for her new book on Diana, apparently. She stated that after Diana's death, according to one witness who was present, (goodness knows who) the Queen...
Forum: Current Events Archive 06-24-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
The Queen has bought a New York apartment. ...

The Queen has bought a New York apartment.

Check out Queen Elizabeth's sleek new digs in New York City | Business Insider...
Forum: Current Events Archive 03-09-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 174,908
Posted By Curryong
Some information and speculations about how...

Some information and speculations about how Britain will react when Elizabeth's reign finally comes to an end.

The death of Queen Elizabeth will be the most disruptive event in Britain in the last...
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