SCOTLAND DECIDES

SCOTLAND DECIDES

Today, Scotland decides whether to stay part of the United Kingdom! There has been a lot of debate on the Television and on the radio and at first I thought…oh well if they want to leave us…then good riddance! But the more I have listened to the for’s and the against’s…and believe me…

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Trooping the Colour…The Queen’s Birthday Parade

Trooping the Colour…The Queen’s Birthday Parade

The custom of Trooping the Colour dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th. Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle and were therefore trooped in front of the soldiers every day to make sure that every man could recognise those…

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What a wonderful Diamond Jubilee MA’AM

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…

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Happy Jubilee

Happy Jubilee

 We have put all the bunting up outside the house and in the garden, ready for our ‘Big Up Blighty Jubilee Party’….well, we have been celebrating since yesterday really! (friday)…I watched the tribute from Prince Charles to His Mammy…and all the footage of Anne and himself growing up, bought tears to my…

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