I just received an email privately from another HRH, gushingly apologetic for having overlooked my recent Very Important Day.
"...Consider ourselves with heads bowed
and with great sighing.
We didn’t know it was your birthday.
Can we be forgiven and pardoned?"
...and I do look forward to sitting on you some time soon, gracing your lap with lots of extra fur you may take home with you to keep, forever and ever. Believe me, it will not go away.
From my pedestal to yours,