When the peasants are running in Piccadilly Circus…

February 23, 2010

BRITAIN/

Blog Guy, you  promised to tell us what those British royals are up to. Well? Let’s hear it!

Sorry, I’ve been busy. This is peasant-hunting season over there, and the royals…

BRITAIN/You mean PHEASANT-hunting season, right?

No, every February the royal family gets to hunt actual peasants. But only with a bow and arrow, and the shooter must be blindfolded, as  you can see in this photo of Prince William.

I had no idea. Still, I guess if you’re out there in a forest blindfolded, how much damage can you do?

Prince William prefers to hunt peasants in London’s Piccadilly Circus, where the harvest is much more bountiful. Of course his father, Prince Charles, is there as his “spotter.”

Holy crap! That’s one of the most crowded places on Earth! Where else does he hunt?

prince charles binoculars 220Prince William is also fond of London’s Leicester Square, especially on packed movie premiere nights. You remember earlier this month when Jessica Alba left the “Valentine’s Day” premiere early, with a so-called stomach ache?

See here, Blog Guy, if you will simply read your own photo captions, you’ll see that none of this is true!

True? If you expect stuff here to be true, I’m going to need a mule, a good thermos, some peanut brittle…..

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Britain’s Prince William takes part in an archery lesson while blindfolded at St Dunstan’s, a specialist center for blind ex-servicemen and women, in Llandudno, North Wales, February 22, 2010. REUTERS/Peter Byrne/Pool

Britain’s Prince Charles looks through a pair of binoculars while meeting with family members of the 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles at the Avon compound in Wiltshire, southern England, February 11, 2010. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

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Just look at the way he is holding the arrow… (sighhh)..
he could be playing cupid for all we know! :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I don’t care if Charles has hi-tech glasses, Vlad is still the coolest!

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

That’s one helluva version of pin the tail on the donkey.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Oh Shra, please tell me you don’t fancy Prince William!!!

:?

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

Nah… I dont, E… royalty is not my stuff

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I wonder.. how much is that watch?

Posted by Caglar | Report as abusive

Instead of mounting the peasants’ heads above the mantle, they built London Bridge to accommodate the practical plethora of pierced peasants.

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive

If only it were true, if only.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

You know Spinster…. that boy has a charm to him which reminds me of Lady D…. and ya, I loved her… I dont know why… I just did…
and while I dont fancy William, E… I do like him…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

He does have charm, I’ll can agree to that. I guess y’all forget I’m Irish now…it’s forbidden to like any of the ‘royal’ family. It was in my oath of citizenship. Ah-yup. ;)

And with that, I’m done for the day. See you tomorrow!

:D

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

Have a good night E. See ya tomorrow. It’s still only 1:02 in the PM over here so I have a few more hours before I call it a day.

Good night Etcetra!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

It’s a reasonable arm posture, but a dodgy hold on the bow string. And check out that bendy lower finger !

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

I’m liking the vambrace over suit look though, maybe it will be in the next London collection.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

I just wonder why they chose London as their hunting grounds, when there are so many other interesting places! Couldn’t they have chosen a more exotic destination, like, I don’t know, shopping malls in Miami or demonstrations in Geneva?

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

There was a naked cyclist protest in Madrid sometime in summer last year…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I got a few places around here to let loose Prince William and his bow. We could use some population control.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Why is this funny? He was at an event for military personnel who have been blinded and are learning to lead normal lives. Many, I guess, wounded in wars started by a moronic president who did his best to cover up the casualties of his folly. Whatever next — let’s have a laugh at legless veterans?

Posted by estafeta | Report as abusive

I’ve only every worn my vambraces over bare skin, is that where I’m going wrong ?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Well you wouldn’t want it to get twanged, would you?

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Estafeta… we are not making a joke of the any of those soldiers…. we are laughing at Prince William!! Go through the comments, before you accuse us of being insensitive!!
Damn,he/she made me quite emotional there for a minute…
Get me the Xanax Jelly Shots someone! And HURRY UP!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

It’s the leather arm patch strappy thing he’s got on his bow holding arm. Also useful for landing birds of prey on.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive