Once in a Lifetime.

I was born in 1953 three months after the Coronation. All of my life until September 2022 we had a Queen and she did a great job.
King Charles has been in waiting all his life to become king.
He has done some good things, some bad and some utterly daft things too but he has done his best.
I am not a royalist but I can see there is no real alternative and I doubt the entire royal family will abdicate so I believe they are here to stay.
So rather than bash my head against the inevitable I shall just accept King Charles 111 and Queen Camilla and wish them both all the best.
On a personal note, and I know many will disagree with me I rather admire Camilla, she had been villified for years by the press and the media and has remained serene, gracious and never bitten back, ever. No sad looks no pouting and no speaking out. She is good for Charles ergo good for the UK.
So Vivat Rex Charles111 and Vivat Regina Camilla.

At least they finally seem to be weeding out the hangers-on.

Here’s my favourite piece of music from today’s ceremony.

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS May 6, 2023

Badge by Shelley Krupa..

A confused but lovely Linda has given us our prompt for SoCs this week she said: Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “a song from your childhood.” Think of a song from your childhood and just write. Have fun!


As a child our house was full of music, from Pat Boone to Adam Faith and all types in-between!
Mum and Dad were both deaf but they had a little hearing and they had their favourites too, Mum loved the big musical show numbers from Carousel , South Pacific , Porgy and Bess …she also loved Roger Whittaker. Dad loved classical music and his favourite was Maria Callas. They influenced me as did all my brothers and sisters!
As I said, from Pat Boone to Adam Faith and beyond and all points in-between. Maybe that is why music is so important to me.
Now what on earth among all this music stands out as a song from my childhood? It’s very hard but two stick out and they are both very different.

Adam Faith Who Am I

And Roger Whittaker, Mum’s favourite, The Last Farewell.

Both bring back floods of memories.

This is part of LindaGHill’s Steam of Consciousness Saturday.


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