- King Charles III turned 74 on November 14.
- Even royals do mundane things sometimes.
- Amusing photos show him doing commoner activities like riding a bike and going grocery shopping.
He rides bikes.
King Charles, then Prince of Wales, rode an eco-bike at a preview of an exhibit at Clarence House in 2011.
He goes skiing.
Charles went skiing in the Swiss village of Klosters in 2004.
And wears warm hats on the slopes.
The pom pom was a nice touch.
Charles had a laugh while testing a new Dyson V8 Absolute vacuum cleaner in 2017 in Singapore.
He goes grocery shopping.
Charles visited Waitrose supermarket in 2011 in Poundbury, Dorset.
And picks up new pairs of socks.
Charles visited Marks and Spencer in the Westfield shopping center in London in 2009.
He rides the tube.
Charles toured facilities and met employees working on London Underground tube trains in 2012.
And the bus.
Charles and Camilla (then Duchess of Cornwall) took a trip on a bus during a visit to the Wrightbus company in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, in 2013.
He goes to museums and studio tours.
He toured Pinewood Studios, where a James Bond movie was being filmed, in 2019.
He eats cake with his hands.
Charles and Camilla cut a cake in the gardens of Clarence House in 2013.
And he eats ice cream cones.
Charles ate ice cream from Brostræde Fløde-IS, the oldest ice cream shop in Denmark, in 2012.
He enjoys a nice cup of tea.
Charles drank tea at the Prince’s Trust center in 2016.
And pulling a pint.
Charles drank beer in Talgarreg, Wales, in 2015.
He joked around with his mother.
Charles sat with Queen Elizabeth to watch the Braemar Highland Games in 2010.
And laughs at things his sons show him on their phones.
Prince William, Prince Harry, and Charles shared a laugh at the Invictus Games in 2014.
He knows his way around a pool table.
Charles played “snooker” in Wales in 2015.
He stops to smell the roses.
Charles smelled a flower at Milton’s Cottage in Chalfont in 2008.
He serves up cafeteria food.
Charles served rhubarb crumble during a visit to Carshalton Boys Sports College in 2012.
He sports sunglasses.
Charles laughed with guests at Clarence House Gardens in 2018.
He holds his own umbrella.
Charles walked outside on a rainy day in Norway.
He dotes on his grandchildren.
Charles talked to Prince George with Kate Middleton at a charity polo match in 2015.
He’s also good with other people’s kids.
Charles joked around with 12-month-old twins Kayla and Lara in Tottenham in 2014.
He loves dogs.
Charles greeted Sophie, a three year old Jack Russell Terrier, in Porthleven in 2017.
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