Word-of-Day-Challenge-Illustrious

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illustrious

well known, respected, and admired for past achievements.

I’m not sure that Queen Victoria would have been

thought of as ‘illustrious’ during her reign.

However, she did manage to get

a memorial outside Buckingham Palace.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Illustrious

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Travel Theme-March

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My

March

Travel Theme.

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As many visitors do we waited at

Buckingham Palace for

the Changing of the Guard…or at least part of it.

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We watched as a steady stream of tourists

marched to the Palace

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And then were surprised to see a band marching from

the Palace precinct down The Mall…

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followed by this group.

My feet envied this group.

 buckingham_palace_0824And still tourists came…

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in their groups.

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Finally the ceremony began.

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However, I have been left wondering if budget constraints

have reduced the size, or number,

of personnel participating in this ceremony.

I am sure it was a grander affair in 1976.

But then again, wasn’t everything better

when we were younger.

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Where’s My Backpack: March

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Windows

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My contribution for this week’s

Windows

To begin with, some windows from…

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Westminster Abbey.

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Don’t think there was glass in this window,

but a window it is.

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MGW always said she wanted to marry a prince,

so as soon as we neared Buckingham Palace

she was trying to peer through windows to see if

there was a prince available.

I told she should have looked behind her…

her prince was patiently waiting.

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They say the eyes are a window to the soul.

In this case, apart from showing a gentle soul,

it has also reflected an ideal selfie.

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