Nepal and the Royal Baby

The world’s attention was directed at Nepal after the devastating earthquake. Until a woman gave birth to her second child.

As one Twitter user put it succinctly:

Royal baby tweet

Beyond showing that the world and most media have an attention span shorter than a 3-year old child, these two news didn’t seem to bear any connection.

But I hope that they will be connected again in the future, when this princess will grow up and follow the example of Nepalese Crown Prince Dipendra. On 1 June 2001, he was fed up with the old-fashioned monarchical system and celebrated the beginning of a new millennium by killing King Birendra, Queen Aishwarya, seven other members of the Royal family and ultimately – because he really was a die-hard anti-monarchist- himself.

I hope Prince William and Camilla or whatever his wife’s name is will allow the little girl to watch “Kill Bill” as often as she wants. If we are lucky, the British monarchy will be finished off before the end of the century. To avoid that brutal fate, they can of course still abdicate in due time.

About Andreas Moser

Travelling the world and writing about it. I have degrees in law and philosophy, but I'd much rather be a journalist, a spy or a hobo.
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3 Responses to Nepal and the Royal Baby

  1. List of X says:

    Or maybe the British royal famiy would be so generous as to donate some of their numerous royalty to the royalty-deprived Nepal.

  2. That is quite the story. I like the suggestion of the reader above.

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