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Old 05-16-2010, 10:25 PM
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Yes, indeed! Thoroughly enjoying himself, as it should be. At his age, he and his queen make every moment count.
It is a pleasure to see.
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Queen surprises wartime hero at military show - Times Online

A Norwegian veteran whose wartime exploits included sabotaging Nazi Germany’s nuclear aspirations was invited to meet the Queen with three highly decorated comrades after she learnt that they were at a military show at Windsor Castle on Saturday.
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The BBC was forced to apologise today after a radio DJ joked live on air that the Queen had died, in the latest bad taste scandal to engulf the corporation.
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The Queen today received His Excellency the Ambassador of Belgium
Mr Johan Verbeke and His Excellency the Ambassador of Greece Mr
Aristidis Sandis at a private audience during which they presented
their Credentials at Buckingham Palace in London, May 18, 2010.


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Queen Elizabeth receives the Ambassador of Nepal Dr Suresh
Chandra Chalise and the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea
Choo Kyu Ho at Buckingham Palace, London, May 19, 2010.



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The Queen and Prince Philip visited North Yorkshire in Scarborough,
today, May 20, 2010. Among other events they officially re-opened
the Northstead Manor Gardens Open Air Theatre which is the largest
outdoor theatre in Europe.


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They both look so happy! I can't say that I am a fan of HM patterned dress but she still glows.
Does anyone recognize her brooch? It is lovely..
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I could see where it could be construed as too busy, though I agree, she does glow.
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We have seen this badge before when The Queen has visited Yorkshire.
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Are you certain it is a 'badge', Joye? It looks to me to be a brooch... but then I perhaps am wrong. I am still interested in what it is. Thank you.
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Are you certain it is a 'badge', Joye? It looks to me to be a brooch... but then I perhaps am wrong. I am still interested in what it is. Thank you.
Hopefully, GillW or someone with much more info will weigh in with what this "brooch" is. All I can add is that it has to be specific to the place they were visiting because HM changed from the Jardine Star that she started the day wearing.
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You took the words right out of my mouth, Lillebet. GillW, I am hoping that you are able to read this... Little Moe??
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Old 05-21-2010, 02:51 AM
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Dear Udyusa,
If you go to a QEII brooches , Dec 2003-October 2009, page 18,
you will find post no. 358 which has a picture of The Queen in green wearing this very same badge.
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Thank you very much for the info, joye. I am on my way!
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Old 05-21-2010, 04:43 PM
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip attended a service at Westminster
Abbey as part of a visit to the Abbey and Westminster School, on
the 450th anniversary of the granting of their Royal Charter by
Queen Elizabeth I, on May 21, 2010 in London, England.


I can't decide whether I prefer the portrait or the sculpture of Queen
Elizabeth I The galleries include many more nice pics!


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They probably spent an obscene amount of money on that sculpture as well. To use the royal "We", We are not partial to the sculpture. .
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Good heavens! That statue of the first Elizabeth looks like she's wearing a giant Life Saver around her neck
The second Elizabeth looks lovely today
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At first looking at the sculpture I thought I was looking at C3PO. I really don't care much for it at all. HM looked absolutely lovely as she always does.
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I am LOL at your description, BMC!!! It most certainly does look like a giant Life Saver.
I can't help but wonder what is going through HM's head in looking at the portrait in pic number 6...
HM does indeed look wonderful today. Beautiful colors on her.
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Old 05-21-2010, 05:55 PM
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Very interesting, modern sculpture of Queen Elizabeth I. I wonder who and when the artwork was created?

I love the painting. In the portrait Queen Elizabeth I looks like she has dark brown hair instead of reddish hair. Is the portrayal correct?
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