A Fairy Tale Come True

Thursday June 1, 2017

June’s glorious weather and long days make it the perfect month to travel around England. Also, it is the birthday celebration month of the reigning monarch and Prince Philip, husband of one of the most famous and influential women on earth. Queen Elizabeth, is turning 96 on 10 June 2017. The Trooping the Colours or the summer birthday celebration of Queen Elizabeth will be celebrated on 17 June 2017 in Buckingham Palace. To be the Queen is a great responsibility and challenge, celebrating her birthday twice means a double celebration for the United Kingdom. The tradition started with Charles II in the 17th Century when regiment colors were paraded in front of soldiers so they could recognize their unit in battle. Later, they ruled that it would be used to honor the birthday of the reigning monarch. The tradition for monarchs to have two birthdays was started by George II back in 1748. George was born in November, it was winter and too cold to host an annual birthday parade at that time. It was decided that his birthday celebration would be combined with a military parade known as the Trooping the Colours, which was held in Spring. And that is how it all began. UK is blessed with a great Queen and consort, may I describe them the way British people respect and view them? I respect both from the bottom of my heart but for obvious reasons there is no way I will brush shoulders with them to describe to you the thrill of meeting them. I once read “Man thinks every girl’s dream is to find her Prince Charming, but every woman’s dream is to eat whatever she wants, whenever she wants it.” One good thing about my experience is because I...... Read more on Full Issue!

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