Category Archives: The Queen

Brilliant, bonkers and Bond it like Beckham – Boyle’s triumphant Olympic opening ceremony

Boy, am I tired this morning! I’m not suited to sitting up till 1am and then getting up at 7:30 for a meeting. I’m an old lady (about to be older) and I need my sleep. The fact that this … Continue reading

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Holyrood honours the Queen

I’ve just been reading through the Parliamentary Debate which honoured the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee yesterday. Each Party leader, including Patrick Harvie, made a short speech and I felt that they captured what the Queen means to Scotland and its people. … Continue reading

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>The Queen: Respect from a republican

>As I watch the Queen arrive at the Palace of Westminster for the pompfest that marks the State Opening of Parliament, I just wanted to put on record my feelings about our 80 year old Head of State who has … Continue reading

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