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Archive for May, 2006

Happy Birthday Queen Victoria

Posted by Marilyn on May 21, 2006

Queen Victoria's birthday is a holiday in Canada. It is also less regally known as the May two-four weekend.

Another viewpoint of this holiday: Celebrating Victoria's real secret 

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Meet the World’s Youngest Queen

Posted by Marilyn on May 17, 2006

Today Oprah Winfrey welcomed Queen Rania of Jordan.

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Elizabeth – Queen & Icon

Posted by Marilyn on May 12, 2006

To celebrate the Queen's 80th birthday, the British Postal Museum and Archive has an online exhibit of the Queen's image on stamps throughout her life.

Elizabeth – Queen & Icon 

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Royal regift? Call it a long-term loan

Posted by Marilyn on May 11, 2006

Prince Andrew, Duke of York has a fondness for Canada having spent part of his youth attending Lakefield College in Peterborough, Ontario. Today he returned to Peterborough to donate three canoes to the Canadian Canoe museum. 

These canoes were official gifts to the royal family from Canada, and since the Queen and Prince Charles aren't using them, Prince Andrew decided to make a long-term loan to the museum.

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This wouldn’t have anything to do with the diaries would it?

Posted by Marilyn on May 3, 2006

Poor Prince Charles can't seem to cut a break:

Shanghai Madame Tussaud's snubs Charles

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