Prince Charles Says He Talks With Trees

A true British eccentric, or is he barking mad? From ABC News:

If anyone visiting Prince Charles’ home had opened the right door at just the right time, they may have been greeted with an unusual sight: the Prince of Wales laying face flat on the floor, eyes closed and ears perked in concentration.

He was, of course, trying to eavesdrop on some of the 30,000 annual tourists who pay 15 pounds each to tour his 900-acre royal estate in Gloucestershire.

That habit is just one of some curious admissions the royal makes in a new BBC documentary.

“I have eavesdropped on what visitors have said,” the prince tells the BBC interviewer. “When they’re going ’round outside the windows. Sometimes you’ve got to lie on the floor.”

Charles also talks about speaking with the trees and plants in his garden…

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9 Comments on "Prince Charles Says He Talks With Trees"

  1. Reminds me of the brigadier general character from the Men Who Stare At Goats.

  2. Reminds me of the brigadier general character from the Men Who Stare At Goats.

  3. Vox Penii | Sep 21, 2010 at 2:05 pm |

    perhaps he’s simply a huge Rush fan.

  4. crazier than a sack of badgers.

  5. crazier than a sack of badgers.

  6. gemmarama | Sep 21, 2010 at 6:29 pm |

    god they really needed diana to deepen that gene pool hey?

  7. gemmarama | Sep 21, 2010 at 2:29 pm |

    god they really needed diana to deepen that gene pool hey?

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