After the 5th of November and the Gunpowder Plot comes the state opening of Parliament - they still search the cellars for gunpowder, just in case. The queen arrives in full pomp and circumstance, enters through the Sovereigns Gate in Victoria Tower and reads the speech the Prime Minister has prepared for her.
I happen to believe that the process of making our laws is important and the single thing that will destroy our democracy is not Left wing extremists, or right wing extremists, or even terrorists, but apathy.
Talking of laws, I'm sure you'll find this report entertaining of a survey into the stupidest laws still on the statute books.
Also if you want to visit and you aren't in London, you may enjoy the Virtual Tour.See where on the London Daily Photo Map
posted by Ham at 00:16