In a slight change of theme, the Telegraph reports that Prince William and Catherine Middleton’s wedding will “cost the economy” (whatever that means) five billions. And? I mean, heaven forfend that he British people should have an extra Bank Holiday! After all, without putting too fine a point on it, having a Royal Family is just for such a purpose as enjoying an extra days holiday to watch or listen to their weddings, coronations and funerals. A constitutional monarchy is not just a convenient way to have a Head of State; it is a “microcosm” of its people, and we are its “extended family”. So, stuff Stephen Alambritis and all these calculations about lost money (how they can work it out I don’t know), and enjoy having out spirits lifted by something good to do with our leaders for a change, because, to paraphrase the MasterCard commercial: “Royal Wedding: priceless”.