Tag Archives: Commonwealth Day

The Do’s and Dont’s when you meet The Queen

If you are ever fortunate or indeed unfortunate enough to meet The Queen then there are certain protocols that are expected.   Indeed when meeting any royal, there are rules about who can speak first, where to look, what to … Continue reading

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Longest reign over us – Queen Elizabeth II becomes our longest serving monarch in history

Today is one of those typically historic but low-level sort of days when The Queen becomes the longest serving British monarch in history, surpassing the magnificent reign of Queen Victoria who reigned for 63 years and 216 days and died … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Day

The second Monday of March each year is Commonwealth Day.  The day is observed in all Commonwealth countries but is not necessarily a public holiday.  For people outside the Commonwealth of Nations, this is the name of  voluntary international organisation … Continue reading

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