Trooping the Colour

Photo Of The Day

Photo: Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images. A guard of honor passes out at a crucial moment as Queen Elizabeth II rides past during the Trooping the Colour parade, to mark Queen Elizabeth?s birthday June, 1970.

Photo: Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images.
A guard of honor passes out at a crucial moment as Queen Elizabeth II rides past during the Trooping the Colour parade, to mark Queen Elizabeth?s birthday June, 1970.

You Have To Faint To Attention

? sometimes, someone falls down on the job

It may?involve a broken nose and a whole lot of missing teeth.

?A drawback to standing to attention for long periods while wearing a bearskin is that when the weather actually is glorious, guardsmen have sometimes been known to faint.

Read more »

Photo Of The Day

Photo: Georg P. Uebel.

Photo: Georg P. Uebel.

Attacking the Queen

Read more »