The Duchess of Cornwall is used to receiving flowers from fans. But what she isn't used to is the giver battling to take back their gift. That's what happened with young Elizabeth Colquhuon, who got into a tug of war with the Duchess over a posy of pink flowers at the Western Australian State Library.
Elizabeth just didn't want to give up the flowers and kept on grabbing them back from the laughing royal who playfully hit the tot on the head with the bouquet, much to Elizabeth's delight.
Elizabeth was one of a group of about 30 children and their parents, who were lucky enough to meet and talk to the Duchess on the final day of the royal tour at a story reading session.
Her mother Chantelle, 39, was quite overcome by the encounter and admitted that her daughter, who is almost two years old, is "strong-willed" at home.
"We're Cornish, so especially wanted to meet the Duchess [of Cornwall]," said Chantelle afterward. She was still laughing at her daughter's playful battle with Camilla, who as a grandmother of five, is well schooled in playing with toddlers.
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