This is Gary reporting from the “sunny” UK – George’s very part-time reporter for Serradinho.com
Anyways I have been doing contract work at the Commonwealth for the last 6 months and was fortunate to be invited to the Commonwealth’s 60th Birthday to have cocktails with the queen! Not your everyday event!!
The evening started with Abi and myself getting quick security checks and formal welcomes by some the Commonwealths big shots. Then we were ushered into various rooms where we were given drinks and snacks while we waited.
The Commonwealth building itself is magnificent with it’s furniture valuated at millions – marble table £1.2m, couch £400k, chandelier £800k, priceless oil paintings, etc.
The queen arrives! What followed was some serious positioning by everyone in the room to try and get well placed to actually meet the queen. We were perfectly placed and 1st met prince Philip (queens husband), had some small chat and he was off, the next up was the queen, the handshakes and then some more small chat about what we do etc. and then she was off too! All so fast!!
Next time I’ll invite her to a braai!
I'm working in the UK for an IT company. I'm George's older brother and I want to be part of Serradinho.com.
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