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Trooping the Colour – 2017

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A year has gone past since my last post, and because of that I was going to skip posting a video of Trooping the Colour this year. But this afternoon, just out of interest I had a look at the video this year, and I was so impressed that I decided to post it. The features this year, including a …

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Trooping the Colour – 2016

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With Trooping the Colour being last Saturday, in the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, I could hardly fail to include a video of it in the year of the Queen’s 90th birthday. I’ve always enjoyed watching it over the years. In the early years of her reign the Queen rode in uniform, sidesaddle, in the parade. In later years, after the death …

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Queen Elizabeth II turns 90 – Part 3

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I had to post Part 3 after I found this video tonight. I think it’s beautiful, and it also includes Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, the mother-in-law of our own Princess Mary (who married Prince  Frederick the Crown Prince of Denmark). I like that video as it has a whole new look at many events I’ve seen before, and I like the music. …

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Queen Elizabeth II turns 90

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Happy Birthday, Your Majesty, from John What many Australians today would not understand is that when I was young, I was not only an Australian but also a British subject, and entitled to a British passport.  We used to sing God Save The King (George VI) at school assembly every morning. I can do no better as an Australian in …

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The Queen – on my Mum’s 116th birthday

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On 9th September 2015 my Mother would have turned 116 had she lived to this time. But also on this day Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will become the longest reigning sovereign of the United Kingdom, by surpassing the length of reign of Queen Victoria.  The exact moment of the day this will happen is not known as the precise time Queen …