The royal family still feeds Prince Charles now that he’s 64—just not seven eggs at breakfast, as per popular myth.
That and other long-held beliefs about the Prince of Wales were laid to rest this week in an FAQ released by Clarence House on the occasion of Charles’s birthday, as part of the royals’ ongoing effort to put a more normal face on their sometimes remote heir.
He doesn’t duck taxes, advocate use of dangerous alternative therapies or loathe modern architecture, according to officials.
And he doesn’t spend any—repeat, any—time thinking about being king.
All of which is too bad: those were things that made him interesting.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012