Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby brynpoeth » 18 May 2018, 5:51am

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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby Psamathe » 18 May 2018, 9:37am

brynpoeth wrote:May I be the Emperor of Doggerland?

Is he into dogging? Something you think they'd both enjoy?

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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby reohn2 » 18 May 2018, 10:52am

mercalia wrote:
reohn2 wrote:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-44156440/homelessness-in-windsor-has-anything-changed
Particularly the last comment


keeping their possessions safe? = they will be cleaned out before the event?

It was the comment made by a woman about the amount of money being spent by the council for the shindig instead of being spent on mental health treatment,and affordable housing and hostels for the homeless of the town.
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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby mercalia » 18 May 2018, 11:34am

I see charlie boy is going to do the honours of making sure/walking Sparkles down the isle - thats surely the kiss of death.

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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby 661-Pete » 18 May 2018, 1:18pm

I dunno - has "KC3-in-waiting" walked anyone else down the aisle? Surely not Diana, after all he was bridegroom (sort of), not father-of-the.

Indeed, does a bride need anyone to walk her down the aisle? Is it enshrined in some law somewhere (spiritual or temporal)? Why can't she just turn up at the altar unattended?

What I do know - at the last wedding I attended (that of my niece, last autumn), no-one 'walked' her down any aisle (strictly speaking, can a Register Office have an 'aisle'?). She marched up to the desk accompanied merely by her niece (aged 5). And a very dignified performance the little one gave, conquering her shyness. And this was nothing to do with the father of the bride (i.e. my b-in-l) being absent - he was very much present, and delivered the customary speech at the reception. It was a lot more to do with my niece's feminist principles - why should she be chattel to be 'given away' by anyone?

Good for her, I say. So why doesn't Ms Megh-h-han do the same...?
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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby Psamathe » 18 May 2018, 2:35pm

661-Pete wrote:....
Indeed, does a bride need anyone to walk her down the aisle? Is it enshrined in some law somewhere (spiritual or temporal)? Why can't she just turn up at the altar unattended?
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Good point. She's being lauded as an independent empowered woman yet she can't walk down an aisle without male assistance!

And everybody obsessing about the massively expensive "single use" dress and nobody wondering what the groom might be wearing
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(have I just satisfied Godwin's Law?)

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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby 661-Pete » 18 May 2018, 4:09pm

If we're onto Godwin .... worse has been done by [ex-] royals...
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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby 661-Pete » 18 May 2018, 4:20pm

....and now, it transpires, homeless people who have been offered some shelter near the venue, have been told to 'clear off' in no uncertain terms...
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/201 ... eepers-bus

Reminds me a bit of the Brazilians 'cleaning up' (i.e. bulldozing) the favelas before the World Cup.

Or maybe one could push the 'godwin' theme even further.... no, perhaps better not go there... :evil:
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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby brynpoeth » 18 May 2018, 4:23pm

Psamathe wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:May I be the Emperor of Doggerland?

Is he into dogging? Something you think they'd both enjoy?

Ian

Doggerland is (was) a Republic in the middle of the North Sea, half German half English :wink:

Will they keep Welsh Corgis? Do they want children?
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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby Psamathe » 18 May 2018, 5:23pm

brynpoeth wrote:
Psamathe wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:May I be the Emperor of Doggerland?

Is he into dogging? Something you think they'd both enjoy?

Ian

Doggerland is (was) a Republic in the middle of the North Sea, half German half English :wink:
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I felt a "twist" on what you said would be another opportunity for me to show disrespect for the Royals (never one to miss an opportunity when it comes to the Royal Family).

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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby Cunobelin » 18 May 2018, 5:58pm

Psamathe wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:
Psamathe wrote:Is he into dogging? Something you think they'd both enjoy?

Ian

Doggerland is (was) a Republic in the middle of the North Sea, half German half English :wink:
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I felt a "twist" on what you said would be another opportunity for me to show disrespect for the Royals (never one to miss an opportunity when it comes to the Royal Family).

Ian



Shame it was another forum member being insulted as opposed to a Royal
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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby Cunobelin » 18 May 2018, 6:02pm

661-Pete wrote:I dunno - has "KC3-in-waiting" walked anyone else down the aisle? Surely not Diana, after all he was bridegroom (sort of), not father-of-the.

Indeed, does a bride need anyone to walk her down the aisle? Is it enshrined in some law somewhere (spiritual or temporal)? Why can't she just turn up at the altar unattended?

What I do know - at the last wedding I attended (that of my niece, last autumn), no-one 'walked' her down any aisle (strictly speaking, can a Register Office have an 'aisle'?). She marched up to the desk accompanied merely by her niece (aged 5). And a very dignified performance the little one gave, conquering her shyness. And this was nothing to do with the father of the bride (i.e. my b-in-l) being absent - he was very much present, and delivered the customary speech at the reception. It was a lot more to do with my niece's feminist principles - why should she be chattel to be 'given away' by anyone?

Good for her, I say. So why doesn't Ms Megh-h-han do the same...?


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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby mercalia » 18 May 2018, 6:36pm

661-Pete wrote:....and now, it transpires, homeless people who have been offered some shelter near the venue, have been told to 'clear off' in no uncertain terms...
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/201 ... eepers-bus

Reminds me a bit of the Brazilians 'cleaning up' (i.e. bulldozing) the favelas before the World Cup.

Or maybe one could push the 'godwin' theme even further.... no, perhaps better not go there... :evil:


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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby mercalia » 18 May 2018, 7:08pm

seems like meghan barkles and the royal pup has already done the job

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-devon-44170811/royal-wedding-2018-dogs-play-harry-and-meghan

seems to me ginger wants to get away from her fast, or maybe just over eager :wink:

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Re: Harry is marrying Ms Merkel?

Postby Cunobelin » 18 May 2018, 7:27pm

mercalia wrote:seems like meghan barkles and the royal pup has already done the job

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-devon-44170811/royal-wedding-2018-dogs-play-harry-and-meghan

seems to me ginger wants to get away from her fast, or maybe just over eager :wink:


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