The Paradise papers leaked to the Guardian showed she personally had millions in the off-shore tax havens of Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, those shameful last remnants of her lost empire.
Keeping one’s money in a place one is Queen of does seem so odd…..
As to this:
It hardly matters what they are like, but for those like Dominic Cummings, obsessed with the genetic determinants of intelligence, the royal family is a pretty good rebuttal. If centuries of privileged breeding and top education still produces very ordinary people interested in horses, corgis, fishing and shooting, not known for cultural or intellectual pursuits except on duty, that suggests talent and merit are pretty genetically random.
Err, no, other way around. If continually reinforcing a set of genes through cousin marriage never does produce talent then that’s evidence not of randomness of talent but of how genes determine it….