Even as millions watched the Household Cavalry escorting the Queen down the Mall during last week’s Jubilee celebrations, officials at the Ministry of Defence were finalising controversial plans to banish the Royal regiment to the fringes of London in a break with hundreds of years of tradition.
With the sun being out in such abundance on Saturday, a trip to Hyde Park was in order. Families were out enjoying picnics with the kids, people took trips out into the lake on paddle boats, and friends gathered together to enjoy the weather and each other’s company.
It was late afternoon, and I decided to [...]
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