See in your mind a room full of family and friends gathered together to witness and celebrate 50 years of living together. These people all know about the good and the not so good times this couple have experienced and they'll love remembering them. For the record, my husband rode a motorbike when we were young and yes, he did once bring me a bunch of white roadside daisies minus their heads! That part of the speech is all true. After 50 years Sarah knows I not good at romance or speaking about love. Those kind of words always got tangled on my tongue and caught between my teeth.
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Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee Celebrations
In the waning days of the 19th century, the United Kingdom was the most powerful country on earth. The British Empire was at its imperial zenith. Union Jacks draped from house balconies. Festoons of flowers and rainbows of bunting soared overhead. The explosion of hues reflected a country bursting with patriotic pride.
Queen and Prince Philip: Golden wedding anniversary
Queen Elizabeth's jewelry collection is among the most impressive in the world, full of oversized diamonds, rubies, pearls, and more. But the pieces' aesthetic caliber and monetary worth—considerable though they are—are often rivaled by their sentimental value and historical significance. That's particularly true for her brooches, which are often gifted to the Queen or commissioned for special occasions. Here, the meanings behind 10 of the Queen's most stunning brooches. Because of this, it carried a special meaning when she wore the gold, ruby, and diamond piece for her and Philip's official platinum anniversary portrait.
The Queen has shared a touching tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh - a day after her husband of 73 years died at Windsor Castle at the age of Her Majesty announced her husband's death at midday on Friday as the Union Flag was lowered to half-mast outside Buckingham Palace. The Queen has shared a touching photo tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh pictured together in - a day after her husband of 73 years died at Windsor Castle at the age of