I seem to have a habit of being away on holiday whenever it is one of the Queen’s major celebrations! I was abroad on a school trip in 1977 during the Silver Jubilee – my only memory of which is watching fireworks on the hotel TV during the evening.
I have no recollection of the Golden Jubilee apart from Brian May playing ‘God Save the Queen’ on the roof of Buckingham Palace (that memory was only jolted by a clip on the news yesterday of him playing!).
This time – for the Diamond Jubilee – I was on a rather action-packed holiday in the Yorkshire Dales and missed most of the fun until I caught a glimpse of ……… no, it couldn’t have been ………..
For more information on ‘probably the smallest gallery in the world’ see their website: Gallery on The Green, Settle.