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Weekly Photo Challenge: Two Subjects

10 Jun

This challenge came in on April 13th, but my tardy response is a subject for discussion another day.   I don’t want to subject you to yet another long post, so I’ll make it brief.

I did intend to make a joke about school, but Tinman beat me to the punchline, as usual…this time, with a pencil.  Read his response here.

Although the Diamond Jubilee celebrations are all but over, I thought it would be interesting to compare two of the Queen’s subjects.

There is me, the fervent monarchist, who spent the weekend feeling like this:

And, after four days of constant telly watching, with eyes like this:

Then there’s the Queen’s less worthy subject, who really ought to be clapped in irons, if only to make me happy.  His reaction to the whole wonderful spectacle and celebration was this:

Off with his head!


Diamond Jubilee Weekend.

2 Jun
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II X

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II X (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

God Save Our Gracious Queen!

I know it’s five words, not six, but we British are famous for understatement.

There are over nine thousand street parties planned over the next few days, not one of them in my area.  There is a Jubilee picnic at my church, which I had planned to attend; but I received an invitation to my great-nephew’s christening, and I want to go to that.

I’ll be spending the day looking forward, not back.  Not a bad way to approach life.


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