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He could lay/send a wreath in a private capacity.

This is literally what giving up royal duties means.

He made the decision.

If he had turned up to lay a wreath then he would have taken attention away from the Queen as he would not be with the Royal Family in attendance. If he had arranged to have a wreath laid privately this would have provided even more fodder to the MSM.

Shabby treatment of Harry by the Royal Family.
 

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Careful with inflammatory remarks like that, casually thrown around, or you'll get a baying mob armed with pitchforks demanding you be punished in some way!

(Warning: Lazy regional stereotype approaching)

You might only be able to placate them with some Kendall Mint Cake, a biscuit for their whippet, or bottles of Newcastle Brown Ale!
I'll tek me bloody belt to'em.
 

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I'll tek me bloody belt to'em.
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I do wish he wouldn't.
While it all looks like billionaire joyriding (well, OK it is), the longterm payoff is humans exploring and settling on other planets.
Which can only be a good thing for reducing the population on Earth.
There are other ways of doing that without ruining other planets, we could eat the rich :p
 

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That's told them off!

When British magazine The Oldie wanted to bestow 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth II – Britain's oldest, "longest-reigning monarch" – with the annual title of "Oldie of the Year," she said thanks but nope.

The Queen, who keeps a busy schedule, just doesn't think she is "worthy" of the honor, as she wonderfully put it (through one of her secretaries) in a letter sent to the magazine:

"Her Majesty believes you are as old as you feel, as such The Queen does not believe she meets the relevant criteria to be able to accept, and hopes you will find a more worthy recipient."

Yes, age is just a number, in the eyes of Her Majesty.

https://boingboing.net/2021/10/19/q...e-year-award-with-cheeky-words-of-wisdom.html
 

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However there are signs that HRH is starting to decline.
Recently spotted walking with the aid of a stick - described as 'for her comfort'.
Reported that doctors have advised her to not drink alcohol (yeah that'll go down like a shit sandwich).
Has now cancelled a planned 2 day trip to Northern Ireland as doctors advise her to 'take a rest' for a few days.
 
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