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Windsor Not

by | 21st, April 2004

‘THERE used to be a time when the Royal Family would holiday together at Windsor Castle every Easter.

The way things were

But children grow up, flee the nest, marry, have affairs, get divorced and go walking in Scotland instead.

Hello! catches a glimpse of Prince Charles and his mistress Camilla Parker Bowles enjoying a stroll around the Balmoral estate, miles away from the rest of the clan.

And he wasn’t the only one missing – his brother, Prince Andrew, also gave the occasion a swerve.

Unlike Charles, Andrew did at least have a good excuse – he was hard at work in his capacity as roving ambassador for Britain watching the US Masters golf in Augusta.

But every cloud has a silver lining and Camilla’s absence meant that the way was open for the Countess of Wessex to claim victory in the style stakes as the family went to the Easter Sunday service in St George’s Chapel.

For the record, she was wearing a vivid fuchsia and burgundy Nehru-style jacket and skirt with matching flower-shaped hat ‘worn at a jaunty angle’.

It is that combination of style and jauntiness that tamed even such a confirmed bachelor as Fast Eddie.’

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