Monday 19 September 2022


 Part of the purpose of this blog for me is to record transitory but significant moments in our country's history. These are my own memories taken during the last few days. 

Someone shared a clip of the local councillor making the official announcement about the new king last week. She got through her speech without any hitches and then proclaimed 'God save the Qwing'. Everybody laughed. It's going to take a while to adapt.



  1. I have been very touched by the outpouring of respect. That's something you don't see a lot in my country anymore, and we are the worse for it.

    1. Most people were respectful over here even if they don't agree with having a monarchy....that's a whole other debate! Arilx


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