Not wishing Her Majesty the Queen anything other than many more years to reign over us, l feel we will eventually reach a watershed moment when it is time to consider a new and contemporary type of citizen’s award for those deserving public recognition for services rendered.
CBE’s, MBE’s and OBE’s are ridiculous when you stop to consider what the initials stand for.
A Commander or Member of the British Empire, or proud medal wearer of the Order of the British Empire? Where is this empire on which the sun never sets? Well it has! The sunset was fantastic too.
Lords and ladies, Knights and Barons are also part of an even older and golden Arthurian past which l would love to see swept away – but lets start with the easier stuff first eh.