Sunday, 1 January 2012

N.B. Commoners Get Sick Too

BBC News (and several other agencies) are reporting that Prince Philip, who spent Christmas in hospital after having emergency heart surgery, got a round of applause from passers-by when he walked to church for a New Year's Day service.

When I rejoined my public life after brain surgery, on my first trip to the supermarket a middle aged woman rammed me repeatedly with her shopping trolley because I was "walking too slowly".

Bet you a pound the old hag would have been first to applaud the Duke of Edinburgh on his brave recovery from adversity...

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