17 November 2010

Quote of the day

Up-chuck material from The Telegraph (here):
But the monarchy is also about magic. It sets Britain apart. It reminds us that this is a very antique nation, with a history and an identity which goes back for thousands of years. Just as a royal funeral is a moment of collective national sadness and mourning, a royal wedding is a moment of overwhelming joy and renewal. We all share in it. When the marriage itself takes place on an as-yet-unspecified date next year, the nation will take to the streets, rejoicing.
Aye well maybe. But I wouldn't count on it ...

In the meantime, we can look forward to at least six more months of such mystical nonsense.

1 comment:

Richard T said...

Where's the magic in some half german aristocrat regularising his relationship with someone he's been shagging (I assume) for the last 10 years? Why in heaven's name should we celebrate another vastly expensive suckler at the teat of the public purse? When are the monarchy and aristocracy going to pay proper taxes on their land?

To sum it al up - pass the sick bag, we'll need it for at least 6 months.