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Royal touch

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ASTRAGAL

Even now, people feel daunted by the prospect of an audience with a member of the royal family. So pity the well-known architects who were waiting to show a scheme to Prince Charles. His aide took one look at the presentation material and blanched. 'Are those CAD drawings?' he asked. 'The prince won't look at computer images.'

So the architects set to with tracing paper and pens to produce 'hand drawn' images - which Charles loved. Those old craft traditions

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