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Red Arrows over London | by Phil Yorke
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Red Arrows over London

Walking along the Embankment last Saturday, suddenly heard the drone of a prop in the sky and everyone looked up. Saw a couple of Spitfires and an English Electric Canberra (so I'm told) fly past in formation. Then came various others.

 

Fortunately had my camera around my neck, having been earlier chasing sheep across the City, so I found a bit of sky and started snapping. Then the Red Arrows came on and did their bit for me and the Queen.

 

Think what you like about the validity of a monarchy in a 21st century industrialised post-imperial "democracy", but she's 80 y'know...

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Taken on June 17, 2006