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April 26, 2009

Vote for the Prince

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

The Prince of Wales: A beneficial or a malign influence on architecture? Go here and vote.

I think he's been a wonderful force myself. It's been 25 years since he made his crack about how a certain modernist proposal for London struck him as resembling "a monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend," and he's done a good and persistent job of keeping up the pressure ever since. I also liked "A Vision of Britain," his book in praise of traditional architecture, very much.



posted by Michael at April 26, 2009


I agree Now if he could just keep his mouth shut about everything else.

Posted by: Charlton Griffin on April 26, 2009 1:42 PM

I think that if the PoW were American, he'd be the kind of quirky paleo-libertarian that might resonate with some of the denizens of this blog community, and on matters more than architecture.

Posted by: PatrickH on April 26, 2009 7:44 PM

A young chum of mine met the PoW and Camilla at a Garden Party. "They were obviuosly besotted with each other" said she.
"So I should bloody well hope" said I "after all the trouble......".

Posted by: dearieme on April 27, 2009 8:09 AM

I remember when people used to complain about Charles carrying on with Camilla after marrying the late sainted Di--to which I replied that the only explanation was a very deep love.

I mean, look at her.

Posted by: Narr on April 27, 2009 6:11 PM

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