A Conversation for The Cambridge Spies

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Post 1

Ralph the Wonder Llama and André the dodo; Excrement Occurs

Cool entry, but:
"Anthony Blunt was allowed to keep his job as Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures"
Does this mean he sat with the Queen to look at her holiday snaps?


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Post 2

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

Not quite Ralph, though he might have done, Surveyor of the Kings/Queens Pictures means he looked after the artwork in the Royal collections


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Post 3

Ralph the Wonder Llama and André the dodo; Excrement Occurs

Of course. Makes totall sense.


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Post 4

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

S'ok


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Post 5

Ralph the Wonder Llama and André the dodo; Excrement Occurs

So, what kind of art does this Queen person like?


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Post 6

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

I have no idea and I don't know who has the job now


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Post 7

Ralph the Wonder Llama and André the dodo; Excrement Occurs

Does she like landscapes?


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Post 8

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

I really don't know I know Queen Victoria did, Prince Albert used to paint landscapes in Scotland


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Post 9

Ralph the Wonder Llama and André the dodo; Excrement Occurs

Wasn't there a guy who had a portrait done after he had his head chopped of?


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Post 10

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

I don't think so


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Post 11

Ralph the Wonder Llama and André the dodo; Excrement Occurs

I'm pretty sure there was. I'll look it up at home.


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Post 12

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

Ok, it seems a little strange


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Post 13

Ralph the Wonder Llama and André the dodo; Excrement Occurs

smiley - ok









smiley - cool


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Post 14

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

smiley - biggrin


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Post 15

Ralph the Wonder Llama and André the dodo; Excrement Occurs

It was an illregitimate son of Charles II, they chopped of his head, then they found out they didn't have a portrait, and since he WAS the king's son, they decided to do one.


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Post 16

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

That doesn't surprise me Charles II had lots of illigitamet children


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Post 17

Ralph the Wonder Llama and André the dodo; Excrement Occurs

smiley - ermHow many got there heads chopped of then stitched back on?


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Post 18

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

Charles II liked to 'spread it around a bit'


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Post 19

Ralph the Wonder Llama and André the dodo; Excrement Occurs

"king on the job"?


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Post 20

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

yep


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