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by | 27th, July 2005

‘“IS Camilla being turned into the Queen Mum?” asks the masthead atop the Mail.

Stick pins in your eyes…now!

For added intrigue, there are accompanying shots of the dear old Queen Mum and Camilla each holding aloft a glass of beer.

Inside that paper, Christopher Wilson says that there is a campaign to “characterise Camilla not as a successor to Diana but as a senior, benign and altogether more grounded individual”.

How so? “Screw up your eyes,” says Wilson, “suspend your disbelief and think – Queen Mother!”

It’s true, looking through the wrinkled lids, Camilla could be the Queen Mum. And screwing them yet tighter, sees Camilla become all manner of swirls and pink dots. Stick your fingers in them hard and Camilla might even look like Diana.

And having stared so, you’ll think you’re seeing double as you arrive at the Mail’s other Camilla story and spot a picture of Annabel Elliot, Camilla’s sister.

And Charles will be seeing lots more of Annabel who, as the paper says, has been employed as the interior designer for three of the Duchy of Cornwall’s

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