image After a long day of supervising (and sanctioning through a royal presence) the renovation and expansion of the east garden, King Argus took a well deserved break. From his outdoor portable throne, on the second level veranda, Argus has an appropriately commanding view of his landscape design and the work of the royal gardeners. But as we can see, at the very moment of this photograph, he was momentarily distracted by the royal chefs as they brought out the evening dinner for a relaxing outdoor meal. I suppose we can excuse his royal highness for a moment’s distraction after all his hard work.

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