Tag Archives: The Queen

Trooping The Colour 2012

Last year I went to my first Trooping The Colour. Today, I went again and had a great time. The annual parade is to mark The Queen’s Official Birthday (her actual Birthday is April 21st). Today’s parade was The Duke … Continue reading

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Three Cheers For Our Monarchy

Well, what a weekend! We have seen sights in London that have made history and created a sense of national pride that can not be diminished lightly. The Diamond Jubilee celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II have taken place across a … Continue reading

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Sing

There is no other song I could select for this week’s “Song for the Weekend”. As we celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this song is so appropriate for what she stands for. Take That frontman Gary Barlow travelled the globe … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II – 60 Years as our Queen

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the death of King George VI. His young daughter, Elizabeth became our Queen and has served us with dignity ever since. The Queen’s diamond jubilee will be marked by a series of events in … Continue reading

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My Review of 2011

As 2011 draws to a close I wanted to look back through my first year of blogging and revisit the stories that meant the most to me this year. It’s been a year of highs, lows, trials, tragedy and of … Continue reading

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Trooping the Colour 2011

Today I witnessed Trooping the Colour for the first time. Unfortunately, I wasn’t lucky enough to get tickets to the actual parade on Horse Guards Parade but still was able to be part of the day just by being outside … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

The Queen’s consort, HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh has today been celebrating his 90th Birthday. He has marked the occasion by hosting a charity event at Buckingham Palace which included a spontaneous rendition of “Happy Birthday”. The Duke … Continue reading

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