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Where We’d Meet
A palace or one of her castles would be lovely. The Scottish ones – Holyrood in Edinburgh or Balmoral in Royal Deeside – would work for me, but hey, I’d be happy to jump a train to London and catch up in Buckingham Palace or Windsor Castle.
What We’d Wear
Her Maj would layer (those castles are bloody baltic) in hues of pinks and lilac: Tweed skirt, pale pink twinset, the obligatory pearls, 60 denier ecru tights and some fluffy slippers, embossed ER.
I’d be deeply inappropriate in jodhpurs, riding boots and a headscarf tied under my chin. The corgis would try and bite me.
What We’d Eat and Drink
We’d go simple – a small sherry to warm the cockles then some grilled sole served with wilted spinach and garden peas, washed down with a glass or two of Chablis. We’d follow that up with a slice of HM’s favourite Chocolate Biscuit Cake and finish with a flourish – a Dubonnet and gin cocktail – apparently, she’s partial.
3 Things I’d Ask…and The Answers
Q1 Do you and Philip binge-watch The Crown or do you prefer to limit yourselves to one episode per week?
Fantasy Answer Delayed gratification, of course. We are enjoying Series 2 but can’t wait to see Olivia Coleman take over in Series 3.
Q2 I hear Buckingham Palace now has lifts installed. If one were to be stuck in one, who would one’s preferred companion be – Camilla, Queen of Naughtiness, Kate, The Duchess of Middle-Class or Princess Meghan of Hollywood?
Fantasy Answer Princess Meghan. I’d like to get the true measure of that young woman.
Q3 During your reign, you’ve seen 13 British Prime Ministers and 12 US Presidents come and go. Who’s been your most and least favorite?
PMs – Dear Winston, my first and best. Least Favourite? Hmmm, that one with the pipe and raincoat. Harold something, I think
Presidents – JFK was hot. Least Favourite – the vulgar one with the dyed hair.
Any suggestions for next Fantasy Dinner companion?
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