How Time Passes Quickly...
How time passes quickly.........
I am sure that you will have enjoyed the Royal wedding in April. It reminded me that only in Great Britain would you see such a spectacle. The organisation and execution of one of the most watched events in our history was faultless and even though it took an army of people to ensure its success, the event was perfect in every way.
I was lucky enough to be in the press compound during the day with an excellent view from the commentary stands. During the afternoon, I managed to talk with people who had gathered in the Mall and until then, I had not realised how great affection still is for Princess Diana. People hadn’t gathered just to watch a Royal event or even a Royal wedding. Many people had gathered there to see Diana’s son get married. Princess Diana was very much in people’s thoughts on that day and wouldn’t she have been proud.
William and Harry are the Princess’s lasting legacy and thankfully, she was here long enough to instil in them her ideals, her hopes and her dreams.
I am often encouraged by a saying which the Princess used and which is as true now as it was during my service with her.....Always remember that it is far better to give than to receive-there are no strings attached to giving but there are to receiving........and I will carry this thought with me particularly into 2012.
As we look forward to a rather British year next year, the eyes of the world will be looking towards Great Britain to witness not only the Olympic Games but also the Diamond Jubilee of the accession to the throne of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Amongst other things, I will be attending a street party in my village to celebrate the event as I am sure will many people up and down the country.
I continue to paint, inspired by my travels and the people I meet along the way and no doubt, next year will provide me with even more inspiration. I am hoping that my somewhat amateur technique will improve!
So I say keep well, be happy and may God save the Queen.
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MYSPACE, FACEBOOK & CHAT ROOM IMPOSTER ALERT!
THEY say that impersonation is the highest form of flattery, but I'm
not so sure anymore.
it has come to my attention that someone somewhere is doing an extremely
poor and cheap imitation of me, entering chat-rooms on the web and
starting a phony myspace, causing great offence.
I'm writing this message to give everyone the heads-up on the situation:
I have NOT and will NOT enter chat-rooms, myspace, facebook or any
other venue on the web except for my official website www.paulburrellrvm.com
and certainly do not have the rude manners or share the same views
as the person who is claiming to be me.
temerity of this particular person hiding behind words on the web
is both shocking and disgraceful and, judging by the reaction of
those people who have already brought this matter to my attention,
its clear his/her 'acting' is not at all good.
if you do happen to come across offensive or any chit-chat from
a 'Paul Burrell' in a chat room, please treat it with the disdain
that it deserves. It is not me!! Again I exclusively communicate
through my official website alone and NO OTHER.
you all know, there is only ONE Paul Burrell - the world is not
ready for two! - And it is simply not my style or character to behave
in such a rude and obnoxious manner, and I hope many of you are
already aware of that.
I thank those of you who have brought this matter to my attention,
and may this imposter who clearly has nothing better to do with
his life soon get bored of a game which my lawyers are now taking
a keen interest in.