My love of London/Britain began about 86 years ago when my older sisters would read to me, and one of A.A. Milne’s books was a favorite – about Christophe­r Robin “going to the Palace”. Then, newspaper and radio accounts of the new King George VI and his family held my attention for many years.

In 1978, our uncle remembered his nieces and nephews in his will, and two sisters and I signed with a tour group from a local college for a ten-day tour of London! We covered many miles and saw the wonderful places and things that I had dreamed of for a long time. We had one free day; one sister had an old guidebook describing the Queen’s Guest Book and as we strolled down Park Lane toward Buckingham Palace, she suggested we try it. And much to my amazement, we did get to do it!

From 1978-1999, one sister and I would save our money for other trips and visit Jeremy Bentham, see the Keys ceremony at the Tower and nd other grand experience­s to remember the rest of our days.

These days as I look at journals and pictures, I rely on BRITAIN to make more journeys, and

I thank you for this.

Dorothy M.



Mississipp­i, USA

Our star letter wins a copy of The Queen:

70 Glorious Years, the official souvenir album of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee (£19.95). www.royalcolle­

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