Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

From the Forums: Opinion

Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

From the Forums: Opinion

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Diamond Jubilee celebrations

Are you having a Jubilee street party? I have just been told that we are. The last street party I went to was for the Queen's coronation. The bookie's daughter won first prize in the fancy dress competition. She was dressed as the Queen and riding on the rag and bone man's horse.

nutella

I remember for the Silver Jubilee in 1977 my wife painted a Union Jack on our coal house wall and all the streets had tables and chairs out in the back lane for an al fresco meal. It was bloody freezing and it took me weeks to get the paint off the coal house wall.

dekka

Yes. There's all sorts going on in the villages around us but we are having our own big bash. Keeping it all very British with Pimm's, coronation chicken, British bangers and strawberries and cream.

BelleDuJour

No. Betty Britain's longevity is of no concern to us in Yorkshire.

bobvincent

I was up in Yorkshire yesterday and I noticed lots of red, white and blue bunting and flags. …

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