To all loyal Australians: A Happy Queen's Birthday Holiday!
The Age manages to print not a single line on the birthday celebrations in the UK, which have been reported all over the world.)
It is sad to say it, but it gives a certain kind of satisfaction to know, that rather sooner than later The Age will no longer be printed on workdays. After 150 years it will stop being sold in newspaper shops, only The Saturday and Sunday Age will continue to be sold. However, our local newspapershop does no longer open on Sundays, which will certainly not help stabilizing the sales figures of The Age.
The Australian Monarchy will survive the printed Fairfax media. That gives an Australian Monarchist some satisfaction.
|Her Majesty in the centre: Trooping the Colour to honour her 90th and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh's 95th birthday.|