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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