Queenly things – Queen’s Birthday

CoverMonday 7 June is a holiday on which New Zealand celebrates the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. 21 April was her actual birthday and she turned 84 (she was born in 1926).

Here’s some things regal:

Queen’s Birthday honours are traditionally bestowed over the long weekend.

And other queenly things:

3 thoughts on “Queenly things – Queen’s Birthday

  1. joyciescotland 3 June 2010 / 3:21 pm

    We are having a display of all things queenly or queenish in the Popular Centre in Central Library…come in and catch a corgi!

  2. Donna 4 June 2010 / 11:11 am

    I left off Helen Mirren as the Queen … Normally I hate royal biopics. Remember when there was a spate of them with poor old Charles lumbered with comedy ears?
    But Helen Mirren and the wonderful Michael Sheen as Tony Blair make it brilliant.

    Michael Sheen is quite the man du jour, starring as the English Wesley Snipes in 30 Rock, and in Twilight II the return of the SixPack

  3. rachaelccl 4 June 2010 / 7:02 pm

    I just think, “Hey hey this is Queensland!” when I think of Queeny things now. Australia really wins at the dreadful tourism campaigns.

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