Nobody in Australia has anything much against Philip or the nice lady from whom we rent the English language. Nor are the royals personae non grata in Australia, by any stretch of the imagination. But we gave him an award, anyway.
Following an overnight stay at King Edward Vll hospital after a bout of gastroenteritis and some time off of the throne to recover, the beloved monarch returns to her regular duties next week.
It seems Prince Harry isn't the only royal making a splash for nude photos. Harry's 91-year old grandfather Prince Philip accidentally flashed photographers while wearing a kilt at the Highland Games.
It has just been confirmed that Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has been taken to the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary as a "precautionary measure." This is the third time in just eight months he has been admitted to the hospital.
The Queen visited Bromley town centre yesterday as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour, but although she received a typically warm welcome from her loyal subjects, the really big events happen next month.
In 2012, Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 glorious years of her reign. The British people and the world have been promised a spectacular pageant on the Thames to celebrate this momentous anniversary.