The Queen Mother Exercises Her Green Thumb

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[Edinburgh, July 12. Queen Elizabeth II visits the Queen Mother Memorial Garden during her visit to officially open a Visitor Centre at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh]

The Queen began a week of royal engagements in Scotland today and will entertain around 8,000 guests at a garden party in the grounds of the Holyrood Palace later in the week. Image via Getty.


Our Lady of the Massacre

My boyfriend recently became obsessed with English accents. According to his very informal late-night research, the Queen is the ONLY person in the UK (if not the whole world) with that exact "accent."