2011
07.22

Funny article by NewsBiscuit – The News Before it Happens.. mentioning Andy… so I didn’t want to keep it from you.. 😉

‘Queen’s spending falls by £1.8m after Palace officials close eBay account’

The cost to the British taxpayer of funding the Queen’s household has dropped by £1.8m in the last year after Her Majesty’s eBay account was suspended by Palace officials concerned that her online shopping had spiralled out of control.

‘We became suspicious when we noticed an ever greater volume of packages coming in and out of Buckingham Palace,’ said Sir Alan Reid, Keeper of the Privy Purse. ‘It seems that of an evening Her Majesty was retiring to the royal chamber to surf the net for knock-off corgi paraphernalia, rare Daniel O’Donnell imports and Andy McNab first editions. She even tried to keep her spending sprees under wraps by using a variety of logins such as LusciousLiz, HelenMirrenInDisguise and LonelyGirl85.’

Go here to read the full article – it’s fun!