Hands up who is going to watch the Royal Wedding? As an avowed republican, of course I will. Maybe something will go wrong and be edited out later. But live watching will catch it. Perhaps Camilla will light up a fag in church? Maybe like Diana, Princess of Wales, this Katie will get names wrong.
I suggested to The Beauty Hunter that Australians imagine the English in awe of their royalty. Anyone with a knowledge of the English will know that is not true. I'd reckon half of them think of The Firm to be parasites on society.
I said to R the other day, who hails from England, that we should watch the wedding. Why, he responded. Because it the last time we will see an impending monarch marry. When he was very young he has a vague memory of street parties for Liz's coronation but he can't remember her getting married. Charles' and Diana's wedding was memorable. It was future monarch marrying. I never thought about seeing another. But now that time has arrived, well, it is very unlikely that I and perhaps you will see another. I discount Charles' and Camilla's wedding. I don't want to be cruel, so let me just suggest that a soulmate does not have to be attractive.
As usual, I steal from others to construct a post. The Beauty Hunter provided me with this picture, a sick bag for the Royal Wedding.