What a wonderful Diamond Jubilee MA’AM

 What a wonderful weekend we had celebrating the Diamond Jubilee…

First we had the Flotilla Pageant… and what a wonderful spectacular that was!

 Red White and Blue featured a lot in the manpowered section…
and good on them! I couldn’t have rowed for 5 miles!

 The Queen and the whole Royal Family…looked on in amazement…

 The Wisdom of Chartwell…looking mighty ‘Dandy’ in this picture.

 The Motorboats…representing the Commonwealth.

 Tower Bridge being lifted in honour of the Queen…

 Standing oh soooo Proud!

Happy’s colourful decorations!

 …and Max…celebrating on his back as usual! lol!

 Hello Ma’am….you are a Diamond!

 What a wonderful spectacular!

 Happy faces all around!

 Getting ready for The Royals return.

 ‘Big up Blighty’ is Rife!

 Even in the rain…us Brits love a Royal Knee’s up!

 and to top all the Pomp and Pagentry…

 It doesn’t get better than this!

Wherever you were…we hope you had a fantastic…BIG UP BLIGHTY Diamond Jubilee Weekend!We had a smashing time! Parties…indoor barbecues! lol!

 with brilliant friends and wonderful relations, although we might now be a little worse for ware! hic hic! it was sooo worth it…We loved every minute of it all!Thankyou Our wonderful Queen Elizabeth for giving us so much of your life, you have been the backbone of our society for 60 years now…a wonderful constitution..someone to look up to and be so proud of.



  1. Te de Ternura
    27th August 2014 / 4:21 am

    FELICES ELLOS, pero más FELIZ tu PERRO MAX!!!Conxita :)))

  2. Dawn
    9th June 2012 / 4:41 pm

    Loved it all! Found myself wiping a tear or two as The Queen stood on the balcony of Buckingham Palace. When I think of her taking the throne at age 25!?! Amazing!

  3. Lesley
    9th June 2012 / 3:05 am

    What a gorgeous blog! I'm so surprised I haven't discovered it before, I'm such an Anglophile. So glad you were able to enjoy the jubilee!

  4. Anonymous
    8th June 2012 / 1:45 pm

    Merci , j'adore Londres , les anglais et la reine !!! quelles belles journées !! see you soon !! xo patricia

  5. sylvie
    8th June 2012 / 5:04 am

    so beautiful of London,thanks for all this pictures,London is so beautiful,have a nice day !sylvie from France

  6. vintage grey
    8th June 2012 / 4:46 am

    What wonderful photos of the Jubilee celebration!! Thanks for sharing! Love your beautiful rose curtains! xo Heather

  7. Gretchen
    7th June 2012 / 3:40 pm

    Thank you for sharing these pictures. It must have been quite a party.

  8. Lili Bear
    7th June 2012 / 3:40 pm

    Wow! I have so enjoyed the Jubilee, and your post is just GREAT! Mirrors my own feelings. 🙂

  9. ~Damita's Pretty Wrap~
    7th June 2012 / 2:18 pm

    Fabulous post and beautiful pictures!! 🙂 xx HOlly

  10. Knittings Nice!
    7th June 2012 / 2:08 pm

    A truly wonderful post, like yourself enjoyed every moment of it, big lumps in throat at times too. Long may we remember this occasion and Big Up Blighty!!!!

  11. Tangled Sweetpea
    7th June 2012 / 1:45 pm

    Fabulous post! I've only just discovered you blog, love love love it!Victoria xx

  12. Gisela Suski
    7th June 2012 / 12:55 pm

    The Brits know how to do a party. I enjoyed the jubilee so much here on the other side of the pond. I had the Union Jack flag in front of my home for the festivities here in Omaha, NE USA.

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