While I don’t see her family holding that office for much longer, I still have a strong sentimental attachment to Elizabeth II. After all, I once won an award from this mob…
The Queen Elizabeth 11 Silver Jubilee Trust for Young Australians was established in 1977 with donations from the Federal and State Governments, corporations, organisations and the public to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth 11. The Queen’s Trust for Young Australians renders support and guidance to young Australians through the promotion of excellence, achievement, initiative, leadership and an awareness of those less fortunate.
There is a magic and a sense of continuity in the institution of the monarchy that still appeals to me despite all that has come and gone in the world, in my country, and in my life.
So, Happy 80th Birthday, Elizabeth II. (That’s her website, you know.)