Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Queen and I - Programme 1



The first of two parts reflecting on the many royal visits made by Her Majesty The Queen including home film and video footage from people she has met.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Jubilee Beacon Preparations / Chelsea Flower Show - May 2012



Short items on the armed forces assisting in building a jubilee beacon and HM The Queen attending RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Lucky and Prince Leah


Lucky and Prince Leah, originally uploaded by Campobello Island.

Lucky's Mother Matilda has gone back to sleeping in the rafters , Lucky is able to fly up into the rafters but some of the other hens are not happy to have Lucky join them so he/she has joined Dad on his lonely roost and Dad is thrilled to have the company. Prince Leah has always be alone on the roosts all of the hens prefer the rafters.

Monday, May 21, 2012

A year walking with the Pathfinder's.



Photos that I have taken over the past year while on the Sunday afternoon walks with the Pathfinders Walking Group.

The same slideshow that I posted yesterday but better resolution and it can be viewed full screen.

Friday, May 18, 2012

May 18th in Hoop House and Gardens



At last spring has arrive and lots of nice warm sunny wearer predicted for the next week or so. Just a little tour of Hoop House and gardens.

How to bake a Victoria Sandwich



Give your 2012 Jubilee an 1897 feel with this easy-to-follow guide, inspired by the exhibition 'Jubilee - a view from the crowd' at Kensington Palace, 24 May - 4 November 2012. For Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897 -- the only other Diamond Jubilee in British history -- there were baking competitions, displays in shop windows, and vast quantities produced by bakeries and factories. You can see some wonderful examples of how the world celebrated in the exhibition. www.hrp.org.uk

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A Royal Weather Report - May 2012




The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay toured the BBC Scotland Headquarters, met staff and read the weather report which was televised to celebrate sixty years of BBC Scotland Television, Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1DA.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Wet May 9th in the Hoop House




Transplanting Shallots and seven varieties of Tomatoes in the hoop house and a little look around at other things that are growing in there.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Thursday, May 3, 2012

British National Anthem [additional verses] - Diamond Jubilee - May 2012



The British National Anthem with rewritten lyrics in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Roger Brooks, a retired journalist from Poole, sang his composition as part of the 80-strong Voice Community Choir.

Name the Chick Contest Winner

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May Day in the Hoop House



A little look around the hoop house and starting to get ready for my charity plant sale to benefit http://friendsforzambia.org/ .