Tuesday, 5 June 2012

So proud to be British

Just a few photos of the celebrations that have been held in our lovely country, it certainly makes you very proud.  The pageant was amazing just such a shame about the weather.

 and last night a fantastic concert held in front of Buckingham Palace

Most of the photos care of the Daily Telegraph website!!

Normal blog services will resume later this week! hope everyone enjoyed the celebrations, needless to say it is absolutely pouring down here in Devon, oh well back to the ironing board!


  1. L'hommage mérité de son peuple à une grande reine.
    Belle journée

  2. Totally agree, the whole country in harmony, proud to be British and long may it continue. Maybe this jubilee will bring new bringings and strength to our the glorious United Kingdom....superb photographs.

  3. Dear Jill, lovely photos, and a beautiful celebration - I watched it all, wishing I could have been in London....I think we all feel proudly British when watching this magnificent event and special occasion which we could all share in. Have a lovely week. Sharon x

  4. A lovely, lovely celebration. I watched a lot of it here in the US and enjoyed it very much!

  5. Nobody does it like us Brits! Very proud, and your pics are fabulous and capture the very essence of the celebrations xxx

  6. A great and beautiful Day in the History, what a marvellous show on he Thames ! I watch on TV during all the afternoon ! Her Majesty the Queen has a wonderful clothes. And Princess Catherine was wonderful !
    Thak you for these photos.
    Nice evening,

  7. Dear Jill,
    Hasn't it been the most wonderful weekend....I haven't moved from the television as I had to watch EVERY minute !!
    I loved the flotilla, the concert, the Thanksgiving service....all of it !!
    .... it's pouring with rain here too but, we need it ....that's what I keep telling myself !!!! XXXX

  8. Such beautiful photographs you have chosen :)

    Doesnt Kate just look wonderful?

    Are you enjoying the jubilee celebrations?

    I'm having a Jubilee giveaway over on my blog if you would like to enter, or share with someone that might like it :)


  9. Dear Jill, despite the fact I'm born and bred Dutch I feel more British...I enjoyed every single Jubilee Moment..Thanks for sharing these photos...

  10. Hi Jill, lovely photos.I have thoroughly enjoyed this long weekends celebrations.We sure know how to put on a show for our royal family dont we! I love the royal family and am very proud that we still have one.

  11. Hi Jill,

    Your photo's of the Jubilee celebrations are the first I see being away for the weekend. What an impressive event it must have been! I can imagine you being proud to be British. I feel the same about our queen.

    Have a lovely evening!

    Madelief x

  12. Thank you for those photographs, I was away this weekend and wasn't able to see any of the events.
    Lise-Lotte from Victoria BC Canada

  13. This country is truly GREAT and I'm so proud of our Queen. What a marvellous Lady,the glue of this nation.
    Stay dry and carry on---ironing Jill.
    Joasia x

  14. Sounds like the best time was had by all.

  15. A lovely collection of photos Jill. What a fabulous weekend it was, proud to be British indeed!
    Have a lovely week,
    Essie x

  16. love the first and last pictures best! Queenie looks so happy, and love the blurry flags, being waved madly! haha!

  17. Wonderful images Jill - and yes, I'm SO proud to be British! It was a wonderful long weekend, and when not scoffing scones and tea we were glued to the television and watching the events unfold. The Queen looked marvelous and the Thames pageant was a brilliant sight despite the rain - did you see the poor choir! As a result, I too have been VERY absent from my blog, but as you say - normal service to resume shortly - lol!
    Paula x

  18. What gorgeous photos!

    It's been such a lovely occasion, hasn't it? It's quite taken my mind of my imending labour!! I love the way we British seem to thrive in the drizzle!


  19. The celebrations must been wonderful!!!!!!
    So happy that you had a great time.
    Have a nice weekend.

  20. Everything looked fantastic, the British really know how to celebrate in style!

    Have a lovely weekend



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