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Posted on 04/21/2018 5:50:40 AM PDT by C19fan
Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday tonight with a star-studded concert in London and a regal 41-gun salute in Hyde Park. Sting & Shaggy, Sir Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Craig David, Anne Marie, Shawn Mendes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and the BBC Concert Orchestra are among the performers at the celebration at Royal Albert Hall, billed as the 'Queen's Birthday Party.' Prince Harry is expected to speak at Saturday evening's event, in his new role as president of The Queen's Commonwealth Trust.
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Gun salute but no knife salute?
There are quite a few that fire off guns in the park for their birthday in Chicago.
The queen can have guns ablazing in London. The populace cant have knives.
Long live the Queen, because she is the symbol of the greatness that once was Britain, and is no more.
Will her successor be bowing down to muzzies?
She’s got to stay alive long enough to bury Charles.
After she goes, so does any interest I may have had regarding the royal family.
Watching the decline if the West in real time. Sad.
A thoroughly admirable queen but like her subjects, she hasn’t much say in how things are run. Or in the case of Britain, run aground. Authority without power.
As for Charles...a Lillian Carter quote comes to mind.
Charles is sitting there probably thinking “,she’s never going to die”. :-)
Then why try to shove him down the Commonwealth’s throat?
Many (more) years!
May HM celebrate many more!
I watched a program on the Queen with David Attenborough the other day. It was called The Queen’s Green Planet. This documentary talked about the Queen and her family’s attempt to create a network of national forest parks from each of the 53 Commonwealth nations which span the globe. For me though, I was more interested in the walk that she and Attenborough took around the gardens of Buckingham Palace. My goodness, at 92, she’s still very spry, and what a sense of humor. At one point they were walking along the road, and she was pointing out the trees she had planted for each one of her children, and she remembered them, even corrected Attenborough about one tree he’d misidentified. At another point while they were walking, the Queen says: “Well, we won’t look at that tree over there”, and the camera pans to the tree which is still pretty young, and is leaning over very drastically. She says: “It looks like someone sat on it at one of the garden parties.” She’s quite a gal.
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