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Camilla’s Shoddy Behaviour

by | 12th, March 2007

camillas-shoddy-behaviour.jpgON the matter of Prince Charles’s green credentials, the Mail brings news.

The story goes that on a recent trip to the Gulf, Charles’ wife Camilla discovered that she’d left a shoe at home.

Calls were made. A search was undertaken. The shoe was found. The shoe was flown to Camilla and reunited with its other half.

The delicious image of a horseshoe-shaped piece of metal and leather sat on a first-class recliner is tempting.

And it is one the Mail is keen to emphasise. “Camilla’s high heels leave a huge carbon footprint,” it says.

“This is one hell of carbon footprint just for a pair of shoes,” says a campaigner from green pressure group Plane Stupid.

It’s all the more galling when the Mail revels that Camilla never wore the shoes.

But, of course, the shoe did not have its own seat on a private jet?

As a spokesman for Clarence House says: “They were not specially couriered, but were sent along with a number of items and paperwork as is often the case of royal tours.”

So there goes the shoe, sat alongside Charles’s morning paper and toothpaste squeezer du jour…

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