Thursday, April 21, 2011

Happy 85th Birthday EIIR

Today is the Queen's 85th Birthday. Happy Birthday Ma'am. Long my you reign.
I will see you at THE wedding next week and give you an extra special wave.

I think Kate will have lots of competition for Best Royal Bride. The Queen looks beautiful in her wedding dress.



I ordered one of the mugs with Harry's picture put on by mistake instead of William. I'd heard about these mugs on the news and tracked one down. I thought I ordered it from China but it arrived today from Stoke on Trent. A rare collector's item? or a clever marketing ploy? not sure but I had no trouble finding one.



This is the back of the mug. "The Romantic Union of all The Centuries" I hope so,but time will tell .




Also arrived in the post today, an ebay purchase. A beaded milk jug cover from the Royal Visit to Australia 1954. I always seem to be outbid on items like this but my luck held this time and I was the only bidder.









5 comments:

  1. The postman has brought you more Royal treats.

    Doesn't the Queen look a lovely happy bride. Wonder what colour she will wear for Will and Kate's big day.

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  2. I'll be looking for you!! Coverage starts at 3AM here and I'll be watching.Later that morning I'll start a 6 hour drive to my hometown for my class reunion.

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  3. You must be getting down to the wire ~ how exciting!

    Happy Birthday to the Queen ~ she looks very well ~ how wonderful that she will be able to enjoy her grandson's wedding!

    xo Catherine

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  4. As I didn't watch the News for a week I didn't know about the Queen's birthday ! This mug is really funny ! Lucky you that you got one !
    I came back from France yesterday afternoon and am still a little "homesick" not because of the French Riviera (I thought I was in Italy) but because of the stay with Clauie and her family, such warmhearted and cheerful people !

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  5. Oh, I nearly missed this post, it didn't show up in my bloglist.
    Lucky you could get that mug, funny about the mistake but it's special !
    A week to go for the wedding, Sylvia, how exciting !
    Happy Easter,
    Sylvia

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