FAREWELL MY QUEEN

A World Apart

Go in peace – you’ve earned your rest

Yesterday along with millions around the world, I sat and watched the pomp and ceremony of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. It was 10 pm here and 11 am in London, so I sat in bed to watch the ceremony. And marvelled again at the splendour, the tradition,and the precisionAnd once again thought that onlyBritain can carry out something this magnificent, this well

142 Royal Navy sailors pulled the gun carriage holding the flag-draped coffin to and from the Abbey. I am sure this is the day those chosen young sailors will never forget.

The streets of the Capital were lined with thousands of those British people who felt so highly of their queen that they wanted to be present in any way possible on her final journey. And so from far away New Zealand I watched this ceremony. I was…

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2 responses to “FAREWELL MY QUEEN

  1. I watched a video of the live coverage. Most impressive! The queen was revered in the US, too.

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  2. I rose early and watched. Very moving. Lovely post my friend!

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