Well done, Meghan, mission accomplished. Pity about the rest of ...

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Well done, Meghan, mission accomplished. Pity about the rest of us

In LA, Meghan and Harry will be able to ditch duty and criticism, while retaining their status and perks

Celia Walden

Fun fact: Petra Manor, the 1,140m2, £15m (about R330m) Malibu mansion that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are said to be “smitten by”, was once occupied by Kylie Jenner.

That's the lilo-lipped youngest member of the Kardashian clan, should your pop culture need refreshing, a 22-year-old “cosmetic entrepreneur” whose inspirational quotes include: “I would want to hopefully start more businesses, and just be, like, a businesswoman.”

Why it should matter that the Sussexes would prefer to live there, and in LA, than in a historic British, Grade II country home commissioned by Queen Charlotte in 1801,  a royal retreat previously occupied by the father of novelist Henry James, whose own inspirational quotes included: “Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind”, I don't know...

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