Queen Elizabeth II as cool as she is won’t live forever. This is a great article about what would happen from a cultural, economic and cultural perspective when she does pass away. Once again she is not dead and is still the monarch of the United Kingdom.
The death of Queen Elizabeth will be the most disruptive event in Britain in the last 70 years
In the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Remembrance Sunday is a day “to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts”.
As a supporter of our British and Commonwealth friends I thank them for their support over the years and the sacrifice their sons and daughters have made to defend their countries and to fight for the cause of freedom and peace.
It’s a good day for the United Kingdom. Scotland said no to independence by the vote of the people. Let’s see what the future holds. Better together.
The Duchess of Cambridge has been taken to hospital in the early stages of labour, Kensington Palace has said.
BBC News – Royal baby: Pregnant Kate taken to hospital in labour
Former British Prime Minister, Baroness Margaret Thatcher has passed away. She died of a stroke today at the age 87. Known affectionately as the “Iron Lady” Baroness Thatcher was a strong leader both at home and around the world. She will be missed.
The 2012 Olympics – Today in London the games of the XXX Olympiad will officially open although competition has already started with the US women beating France in football. Nations around the world will send their best and brightest athletes to compete for the gold. Thousands in attendance with millions around the globe will see the ceremonies that open these games. It’s an exciting day for the people of Great Britain as years of preparation come down to this.
Our friends in the United Kingdom have had some great women in leadership. Queen Elizabeth II has been on the throne for 60 years. They have had a great woman in Margaret Thatcher who was Prime Minister. Amazing fetes and a great role model for young women all over the world.
I hope for a woman to lead our nation one day. Perhaps there will be one in my lifetime. Women can do anything and we need to be sure today’s girls grow up to have every option available to them.
God Save The Queen – Congratulations to Queen Elizabeth II for her 60 years on the throne of 16 sovereign states known as the Commonwealth realms, and head of the 54-member Commonwealth of Nations. God bless her and her family.
New Years Day in Sydney, Australia and London, United Kingdom. Time marches on. God bless 2012.