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9 Comments

  1. Missy

     /  August 3, 2017

    After 65 years and 22,119 solo engagements The Duke of Edinburgh carried out his final – and 22,220th – solo engagement before stepping down from official royal duties.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/02/prince-philip-brushes-rain-undertake-last-official-engagement/

    • Gezza

       /  August 3, 2017

      Good old Phil. 💂🏻
      He’s been a trooper. Something of a Blooper Trooper, but a trooper nonetheless. 🇬🇧

      • Missy

         /  August 3, 2017

        Indeed.

        I have a lot of respect for him, though some are concerned about how he will deal with retirement, apparently he isn’t good at doing nothing! 😀

        One tweet today said, he gave up his career ‘to serve Queen and Country’ To be fair Phil’s career was to serve Queen and Country, he just ended up doing it differently. 🙂

        • Gezza

           /  August 3, 2017

          I think they’ve got a good marriage, Missy. I really do. 💞
          They care for each other.

          • Missy

             /  August 3, 2017

            They do, even now a photographer will catch an unguarded moment and you can see the love and affection between them. The Queen looked so lost when Philip was in hospital, and really concerned.

            It will be very sad, and a difficult time when the first of them finally passes away, I am not sure after 70 years if either will be able to go on much longer without the other.

            The Queen stated it well in a speech a few years ago during her Diamond Jubilee, she referred to Philip as her rock, and I think that is what he has been.

            Though, it is expected that Philip will still accompany the Queen on some engagements so he won’t be lost completely to the world.

          • Gezza

             /  August 3, 2017

            (Behind closed doors: “Phillip, I love you darling, but what on earth were you thinking!? Good night, dear. 😘😘 “)

        • Blazer

           /  August 3, 2017

          He was a layabout with a…busted arse. .when she met him…so..

  2. Gezza

     /  August 3, 2017

    I’d just like to present Anthony Scaramucci with the Trumpy’s WEIRDEST ONE YET Award 👞

    and wish him all the very best for his future, sleeping with the fishes.

  3. Joe Bloggs

     /  August 3, 2017

    trump: “The Boy Scouts loved me! Standing ovation! They called to say best ever!”
    Boy Scouts: “We never called.”
    trump: “Are you sure?”
    Boy Scouts: “Scout’s Honour!”
    trump: “What’s that?”