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Whilst the country is in the grip of Royal Wedding Fever (actually I haven’t seen this personally, it’s just what the papers say), there are those amongst us that would rather read a book. Scott Pack and @louloulou have come up with a plan to read a whole book next Friday instead of watching the wedding.

I’m not a big fan of weddings in general so was only going to watch five minutes or so of I Do, confetti throwing and an ooh at the dress (Scott has kindly allowed us girlies to have a quick look at the dress during our read). Though I am more than happy that we’ve got a free day off work just in case we wanted to watch. There are benefits to having a Royal family.

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  1. Birgit

    Believe it or not, but people all over the world are going to be glued to the TV … not me, mind you, but my Mom already declared she'd simply HAVE to watch the wedding πŸ˜€ !!

  2. cookcreateread

    Hehe, I quite like seeing the Union Jack everywhere I go! Nice for us Brits to show a bit of patriotism like our American cousins! Must admit, I'll watch the wedding but that's as far as my interest goes – no street parties or get togethers round here.

  3. Karen

    You get the day off?? I guess everyone would just stay home to watch anyway so you would have to.
    I won't be watching any of it either. I'm not a wedding person or really a celebrity person. I'm sure I will hear all about in the news whether I watch it or not πŸ™‚
    Have a great day off reading!
    You'll have to let us know if you cave and watch it.

  4. Birdie

    I just saw this from a friend on Tumblr. I lol'd and then I thought of your post.

    "The royal wedding couldn’t be more BBC if it was the state funeral of David Attenborough and he was being buried in a TARDIS."
    -Charlie Brooker on 10 O’Clock Live last night, mocking the idea that anyone would watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on any other channel.

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