Harry And Meghan.

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Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:26 pm

We all have our own thoughts regarding Prince Harry and latest debacle, some will think he is being very selfish in taking such action, some may think he is putting immediate family before Queen and country 👑

I personally think that he is feeling extremely vulnerable, perhaps making hasty decisions, decisions that he may one day come to regret..

Not being a royalist myself, but do wish the couple well, hope they have a wonderful life together, not sure what will happen re the Royals, already started looking for scapegoats, wanting to blame anyone and everyone, including Palace advisers!

Who'd have thought, divorced American actress, having enough influence to rock the British Minarchy :shock:
Determined, no-nonsense beautiful lady - of course she was going to have it her own way :)

Your thoughts, perhaps :D
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Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:20 pm

Shelagh, This is very reminiscent of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor !
What do they say: "There is always "ONE" in the Family!!!!! :D
Thank goodness for Prince William & The Duchess of Cambridge!!!!
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Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:21 pm

I believe even us men are interested in this.

We all know from experience how much work we had to put into creating a successful marriage. And we all had nowt.

Money isn't a problem as it is reported she brought about £4 million whilst Harry has around a mere £25 million.

My curiosity has been aroused by this debacle so, for the first time, I wondered on her earlier divorce and found the following article. Even with loads of dosh I personally feel that the marriage is already doomed as the circumstances of both marriages, so far, are very similar.

.www.nickiswift.com/99276/real-reason-me ... -divorced/.
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Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:10 pm

Always “ONE” indeed, Patricia :D
Harry is so besotted by his lovely lady, that he would do almost anything to make her happy!

Harry grew up in front of the cameras, we looked on as the young prince walked solomnly behind the coffin of his late mother. How could we not show some concern for the vulnerability of this young man, he clearly isn’t the happy person he once was. I really hope he finds a balance between duty to his wife and duty to the crown!

No family (royal or otherwise) should split because of divided loyalty, Meghan must accept this,.
Meghan should be encouraging the brothers to unite not tear them apart.
Mind you, Meghan has distanced herself from her own family, not much hope for the Windsor’s then!

Read that Ernie; agree, not too dissimilar at all..
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Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:51 am

If they come to live in Canada for say six months why should my tax dollars pay for their security when my tax dollars should be going to help the homeless and needy then again why should British tax dollars pay for their security whilst in Canada. They chose their way of live so they can pay for their own security
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Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:49 am

Very good point Graham; the Royal couple have made their decision, (or rather, Meghan has made it) such a decision comes with consequences - tax paying public of either country can no longer be held responsible for the financial costs of security!
Heaven knows, there’s enough of them to keep as it is..Prince Charles will be responsible for future funding and upkeep of Harry and family, this revenue will come from the Duchy of Cornwall’s estate..
(Some from the secret offshore accounts, details of this scandal made public 5th November 2017 google ‘PARADISE PAPERS’ - ‘quote’ Among those whose financial affairs are mentioned are, separately, AIG, PRINCE CHARLES and QUEEN ELUZABETH II )

Recently watched a documentary regarding homeless of Canada, couldn’t believe my eyes, such shameful treatment of destitute people, awakened at first light, freezing icy cold, worldly possessions tossed into large trucks (bags and so forth) never to be seen again - can well understand your feelings, Graham!


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Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:03 am

Give this marriage 5 years max. Without doubt she knew what she was getting into.
Surely she will have been councilled about the pit falls of marrying into the Royal family.
Maybe it was her long term plan and undoubtedly she will come out of this with a mega fortune. Oh and do we really care anyway?
Having been in Chester and Liverpool in the last 5 days I care more about the homeless than I do about Megan.

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Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:20 pm

What amazed and annoyed me was all the news channels made it their feature news topic and we had missiles raining down and innocent people dying. The mind boggles.
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Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:32 am

I am with you on that Eddy you would think it was the end of the world by the coverage even here is Aus.
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Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:18 am

Eddy, Lily... me 3!

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Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:14 pm

Although I agree that the sentiment stated here is totally with merit,
I see that to date, there are "373" views which one could only surmise
that it is apparent the "Subject" matter appears to be one of interest
to the general public and therefore conducive to the "Forum" continuing
in good form!!!
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Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:19 pm

Patricia; you know me so well :wink:

Regardless of chosen subject; the idea was to help fill the continuous blank space that seemed to be enveloping our forum.
Past three long years (Brexit show) have left us wanting a different variation of headlines - if only to relieve the boredom :D

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Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:37 am

Got to be honest.

I don't have any interest about any news about Harry and Meghan here.

It is of no relevance to me in my own life what they get up to.

The press love all this stuff though.

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Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:25 pm

Not on your own Mack, many will feel the same way as yourself - on the other hand, always good to have a healthy balance, many people for whatever reason, do take an interest in the royals.

Goodness knows, we pay enough for their upkeep, why shouldn’t people take an interest.

Two news items were posted - the royals and bush fires of Australia, both headline news.
Either one or both being of interest to somebody (or maybe not) point being, always good to have a choice!

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Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:18 pm

Shelagh - Totally agree with your reasoning. Also, I note that there are
now "580" (Can't keep up with it!!)viewings which should account for something!!!
Love that saying by John Lydgate: “You can please some of the people all of the time,
you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can't please all of the people all of the time." :D
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Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:42 pm

Wise words Patricia, made me smile, reminded me of my lovely mum - no end to those little pearls of wisdom, the John Lydgate saying, being one of her favourites :)
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Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:06 pm

It didn't take long did it?...............................
https://metro.co.uk/2020/01/25/ellen-de ... rce=pushly
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