Nancy Merril Photograhy has given us the challenge of posting a photo that features a memorial. At 10:40 am, on July 20, 1982 as Horse Guards were walking along South Carriage Drive in Hyde Park, on their way to the changing of the Horse Guards, a nail bomb, composed of 25 lbs of gelignite and…
There is an historical reason for the ceremonial axe….
This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is “Lines”. Here is my response with photos from the rehearsal of the Trooping of the Color in London England. Lines marching and mounted coming up the Mall in front of Buckingham Palace and the Horse Guards lined up waiting to start down the Mall. To see some of the…
The horses are layered one on top of the other.
But then my Aunt pointed out my Uncle Tim riding, in full regalia, behind the Queen!
They have stood on guard at the Horse Guards since 1660.
Some of the excitement was not planned!
a picture…..and above it a single word: “Bastards”.
I didn’t know him but I knew a lot about him.