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Well...if you seen the state of us lol!!

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~Summer Scribe~

~Summer Scribe~ Report 29 Jun 2008 21:39

What an adventure, Cazzles. You'll have to be sure to record it all properly with the family tree stuff to pass down. :-) I remember seeing the queen when she came to open FGH when I was in the Brownies and then Princess Di when colony factory in Lindal was opened (I was working at George Hastwell School then and the kids had been invited) She came over to talk to some of the children.

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 29 Jun 2008 12:13

Thanks Tony, lol!!

Also ta to Sally, on last page, I like to say thanks to everyone,

Not see you for ages Tony, hope you are well,

Caz xx


TonyW Report 29 Jun 2008 12:12

HRH Caz from now on eh?

Well done you - and what a wonderful memory to have

Tony x

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 29 Jun 2008 11:56

Thankyou Ros,

And to Helen, Catherine, Pippi and Pat, thanks for your replies,

Caz xx


CATHKIN Report 29 Jun 2008 11:52



Helen1959 Report 26 Jun 2008 22:42

here's the BBC local coverage of it.

Pat from Wesham

Pat from Wesham Report 26 Jun 2008 22:41

Hi Caz,
So sorry about the weather, I was in work and thinking about you, then I scanned the Evening Post to see if I could see you (DOH) I don't know what you look like, but going to have another look for a lady in a black dress and pink jacket.
Hoping to see you soon

(¯`*•.¸Pippi Longsox`*•.¸_)

(¯`*•.¸Pippi Longsox`*•.¸_) Report 26 Jun 2008 22:39

glad to see you survived yesterday Mama too.

~Mama*HOTLIPS* Rambo~

~Mama*HOTLIPS* Rambo~ Report 26 Jun 2008 22:36

Hi Caz

So glad today went well and you, Greame and the kids enjoyed yourselves...

It will be something to remember for life.

Ian met Prince Charles when he came to Carlisle train station while he was RSM, he and some of the cdts had to do a guard of honour as he left the station. I have a great photo of them talking together.

Well done Greame you make us very proud.


***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 26 Jun 2008 22:36

my OH has said how hes had to paint stones grey in his younger days in forces
makes yoou larf doesnt it


Helen1959 Report 26 Jun 2008 22:33

(enters room with head bowed low and curtseys)

Hello Caz,
Well it's sounds like you had a good day dispite the rain. Had they painted the grass green and was Lizzie wearing white shoes? They did that when Queen Mum came to visit Phil's regt and some of the paint hadn't dried. LOL. (can't remember I might have written that story on here before, so if I did I apologise.)
I miss the grub that army chefs do when they lay on a spread, some of the things they did were amazing. Going to have a look at the link, what were you wearing?


Sally Moonchild

Sally Moonchild Report 26 Jun 2008 22:33

That was lovely Caz...... what a day for you all to remember.......worth getting wet for.....x

(¯`*•.¸Pippi Longsox`*•.¸_)

(¯`*•.¸Pippi Longsox`*•.¸_) Report 26 Jun 2008 22:31

so pleased you had a memorable day Caz,you are all brave,not just your OH,great that HRH spoke with you all.
take care x

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 26 Jun 2008 22:29

i confess to being nosey enough to have peek just
but couldnt get videos to play,
it also on local press site


CATHKIN Report 26 Jun 2008 22:29

Bet the kids were thrilled and well done to Graeme and you too , Ros xxx

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 26 Jun 2008 22:26

Many thanks Elizabeth,

Will look before i go up.

Caz xx


Elisabeth Report 26 Jun 2008 22:12


Here is a link to video coverage of presentation:


Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 26 Jun 2008 22:12

Hello Hazel, my love,

I was behing G and kids so couldnt, it was very informal, she looked so pretty, pink and florals,

Caz xxx

Lady Cutie

Lady Cutie Report 26 Jun 2008 22:07

Hi Caz ,
just seen your thread
it sounds as though you all
had a lovely time
I bet your Graeme was so proud
i hope you done a nice curtsey
and didnt fall over lol
luv Hazelx

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 26 Jun 2008 22:01

I like Charles and Philip Maggie, they do work so hard and some are in their 80s,

Caz xx