Trooping the Colour

Pomp and Glory

William Davie | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
William Davie

Those of you who read my weekly musings regularly will know that I am no fan of the style of knee jerk, jingoistic, patriotism espoused by the likes of the BNP and the EDL. However that does not mean that I am not proud of my country, quite the opposite.

Duke Of Edinburgh Attends Trooping The Colour Parade (Pictures)

PA | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

The Duke of Edinburgh appeared in good spirits in his first major public engagement since leaving hospital as he joined thousands of well-wishers to c...

Of Colour and Cavalry: The Queen's Jubilee Celebrations Take to the hoof

Matthew Seed | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK
Matthew Seed

Like many people, as a boy I was repeatedly transfixed by a Saturday morning's viewing in which my parents' TV screen seemed like a window to a bygone age. Massed regiments of foot soldiers, brass bands and regimental standards provided magical scenes.