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Jubilee Street Party: Celebrating a 60-year Reign in the Rain – 3 June 2012

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Windy, cold, and overwhelmingly wet. But in the face of the Great British weather, our Jubilee Street Party was to go ahead regardless, as a hundred of Mallow Park’s residents and their friends and relatives celebrated 60 years of Her Majesty’s reign – in the rain.

SMILES ALL AROUND: Even the Duke of Edinburgh and the Queen were present at our Diamond Jubilee Street Party, along with 107 other residents. (030_IMG_4066_ARB)

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Royal Windsor Tattoo – 15 May 2011

As a special treat, Mum purchased tickets for us to attend the Royal Windsor Horse Show and Tattoo today (Sunday, 15 May 2011). However, with revision occupying most of my day (and church and a drama class at Norden Farm to squeeze in as well), we opted to go solely for the Tattoo this evening. In this blog, I share some of the photos and videos I took at the event.

CASTLE BY KNIGHT_Windsor Castle, illuminated, as viewed from Home Park.

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TV: How Times Have Changed – 27 February 2011

MONOCHROME BOX_Children watching Andy Pandy on a black and white TV.

Television today is a world apart from the TV of yesteryear. While programmes like Blue Peter, Coronation Street, and Panorama have all celebrated 50 years on the airwaves in the last decade, the way in which we watch them has changed dramatically.

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