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Byline: Lucien de Guise
THE Prince Of Wales is better known for pondering than partying. Although Prince Charles' recent 60th birthday celebration had him letting down his hair with Rod Stewart, His Royal Highness is perhaps more comfortable with the cerebral side of life.
His former consort could never work out why he didn't like Wham! the way she did, but then he could probably not understand why Princess Diana didn't enjoy Islamic gardening.
The values that once made Prince Charles look a little musty have now become fashionable. His dedication to the environment was the cause of much chortling back in the days when plants - and planets - were thought to feel no pain. The vegetal monologues remain famous, but the mission that has been less publicised is his commitment to traditional art and crafts. The Prince Of Wales even founded a school …