I managed the red and white with strawberries and cream on scones, but blackcurrant jam was the nearest my larder could get to blue! The flag was a freebie from Morrisons when I was shopping on Saturday, and my nautical Hello Kitty fits the theme, so she's allowed in the photo.
Happy Jubilee to everyone! Hope you are enjoying the long weekend, even though the weather is pretty horrid. Didn't seem to dampen the celebrations though. I did have a look at all the preparations and decorations going up last week, and all the horses rode past school at 8.30 on Thursday morning causing much excitement amongst the girls, but stayed at home and enjoyed the television coverage instead of braving both weather and crowds.
The sofa got dressed up
Nothing like a nice cup of tea
Rob Ryan papercut from Stylist Magazine
Patriotic knitting - just right for Lakota's swapsie
I found this silk hankie on Ebay last year - far too nice for nose-blowing!
Marks and Spencer always come up trumps for a national occasion
We watched a lovely programme yesterday, Prince Charles looking back on home movies, from when he was a baby up till his Investiture as Prince of Wales when he was 21. They look such a normal family, even though the Queen and Duke had such a public life the children seemed to do all the usual things children do, and Her Majesty was a real hands-on Mama, even though they lived in palaces and castles! He said she practised wearing the crown before the Coronation, to get used to how heavy it was, even when she was bathing him and playing with the corgis!