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…
Even spurs had decorative details.
There is an historical reason for the ceremonial axe….
It was a grand day!
“What was that? Will it kill me?”
Then I could hear the clatter of hooves on the pavement!
We will not bow to fear or intimidation. London has always been resilient.
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.