Oh we do put on a good show!
Come the revolution Sir Cliff will be first against the wall...living doll anyone?
On a more serious note, as a professional working with kids in a deprived area, I do find this display of aristocratic fawning obscene.
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I used to dislike the monarchy, but after seeing the idiots we have elected in recent years, I'm now firmly in the I don't care camp.
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I'm no Royalist. That said, hats off to Her Majesty for her longevity.
I missed most of the last 3 days celebrations, however, despite some iffy acts, the weather and the pomp it was wonderful.
Highlight for me was the Red Arrows flew very low over our bungalow this afternoon. Not sure where they were heading.
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I'm not really fussed either way about the Royals, but we did have a fantastic day here at our Jubilee Fair.
Basically: Sun, beach, local food and booze, several thousand people, St. Cecilia Orchestra, Nerina Pallot (fantastic, as always!), fireworks.
Yes, I agree that the concert was pretty dire - did enjoy Stevie Wonder though.
Stevie was good, although one of at least two americans who wished the queen "happy birthday"
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At least there was no sight or sound of Victoria Beckham!
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It was rather sad seeing Elton John, Cliff Richard and Paul McCartney still trying to sing songs that are now way beyond their capabilities and range.
Yep, was a bit off wasnt it. Sir Cliff was certainly the worst, very poor. Mind you - even he was half way there compared to Cheryl Cole.
I did find it interesting though, as those who still have the talent shone through. Annie Lennox, Barlow, even dare I say it, Robbie Williams sounded ok.
Still, the technical capabilities of the BBC were superb, despite the extremely demanding conditions.
I thought it was a pretty slick production, or as slick as those kind of things can be. I cant stand the various presenters doing there unfunny jokes though. Lenny Henry is about as funny as a poke in the eye, and for some reason still holds on to the material he was doing in the 80s. Just not funny.
She's obviously smashed all his mirrors. How awful.
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