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Kate Middleton And Prince William: Old Moore’s Almanack Was Right And Kate’s Friends Wrong

WHILE of course the engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton leaves me entirely indifferent, I still wonder about the reaction of one of Kate’s closest friends a few years back when the couple split up for the umpteenth time.

We’re all relieved,’ she told me. ‘Kate’s better off without him.’ Concerned, in the theatrical sense, I asked, ‘Why, is he awful?’ She replied, screwing her face: ‘Oh, don’t ask me! Don’t ask me! We all think she’ll be happier without him.’ I can only hope, in my indifference, that matters have improved since then.

Do read my Geordie Greig piece on his ‘PR management’ of Kate, click here. And congratulations to the Old Moore’s astrologer on a correct prediction:

Is the Cosmic Deity a Tory?

This I ask myself as I leaf through the newly published 2011 edition of Old Moore’s Almanack, the astrological annual that’s been going since 1697. Foreseeing the reintroduction of “life-values that have been largely missing for 20 years,” (ie, since Maggie Thatch was booted out), traditionalist stargazer “Dr Francis Moore” writes approvingly of “discipline, self-discipline, respect and responsibility” in Pluto’s wake as it hot tracks its bulldozer through debt mountains via puppets George Osborne, Vince Vable and co.

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Posted: 16th, November 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment