Month: November 2009

I’ve just realised exactly why this obstreperates me

It’s one of the many things that people mock about Charles, the Prince of Wales. Don’t get me wrong, like all royals there are loads of things that are eminently ridiculous about him and his pursuits. I find the whole concept of royalty offensively ridiculous. But what I don’t find ridiculous about him is the fact that he chose to marry Camilla Parker-Bowles, yet he is constantly mocked for it because she is unapologetically middle-aged, and thus not considered beautiful enough to be a royal wife.

Otterday! And Open Thread.

My favourite site this week features baby Asian Small-Clawed otters born in Osaka, Japan. More photos of the otters can be found at Zooborns. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there… Read More ›