|In the seats left warm by Charles & Camilla|
"Pleeaasee can we have a Nando's? We're starving"
Why had I thought a Hilton breakfast would be enough to see them through 'til dinner?
"They do chicken wings, mum."
"Yes, and so does Pitt Cue where we're going tomorrow."
|Charles & Camilla seat warming on Piccadilly|
Our only consolation is that, even if we had been there at 10am we would still have had trouble getting to the riverside as it was already packed out and closed off by then.
We met Hanke and her trumpet at the pier when she stepped off her boat at 6pm. She was wet, shaking with cold and very, very happy to find everyone waiting for her so all was not lost.
|Walking the cleaning plank, Green Cottage style|
The next day I discovered this strange picture on my 'phone which seems to suggest that I was also in the kitchen at some point. I like the balancing plank.
Tomorrow I will tell of how we missed the fireworks at the Buckingham Palace do because we were feasting on the Edgeware Road. In years to come we will all look back on our grand trip to London for the Jubilee and think, "We were there. Sort of." Thank God for the BBC Jubilee Highlights special.