Trooping the Colour 2012

If you visit this site from time to time you might have wondered why I have not made a post about the Queen’s Jubilee over the big celebration 4 day holiday weekend in the UK.  Well, it’s Jubilee year, and the Queen ended the official celebrations early to avoid conflict with the 2012 Olympics to … Read more

Elizabeth became our Queen 60 years ago today

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s accession to the throne, and the death of her father, George VI. It was 60 years ago today that King George VI passed away, and his eldest daughter, the Princess Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth II.   She was in Kenya with the Duke of Edinburgh at the time, … Read more