So Calm And Composed
Daily Express|May 12, 2021
THE Queen has always said she needs to be seen to be believed.
Phil Dampier

So she would have been relieved, and energised, to be back at work opening her Parliament just a month after Prince Philip’s death.

She has been brilliant during the pandemic and has embraced the Zoom age. But there is no substitute for pulling the real-life levers of state and meeting people face to face.

To sum up in Line Of Duty-speak, HM has had enough of WFH at WC!

It was hugely poignant to see the Queen sitting on a single gold throne with just her handbag by her side.

But of course it wasn’t the first time she had not been accompanied by Philip, who retired in 2017, and had Charles and Camilla next to her.

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