Anyone taking a holiday excursion, a summer vacation, a trip, a journey, or a city break to London, may wish to swat up on soldier (Guard) uniforms to impress fellow travel companions. It’s a little research that goes beyond the average guide book; it may even surprise the fore-said friends of your exceptional ability to record such interesting and diverse British facts. Let’s hope they pay attention instead or telling you to button up.
How about some of these as additional London facts.
1. There is always a flag flying above Buckingham Palace, but it is only the Royal Standard that indicates the Queen is in residence.
2. All swans in the Royal Parks are owned by the Queen.
3. Yesterday, The Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2016 (grass court) saw Scottish-born Andy Murray, cap and shorts, take the trophy for a second time. If he had chosen to be a soldier he would be number 3 in the line-up. Buttons in threes. No plume.
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