Condolences and Farewell

Owl sends heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family for their loss of a Mother, Grandmother and great Grandmother.

At 25 Queen Elizabeth II dedicated her life to the service of the nation which she has done assiduously and selflessly for 70 years, setting an example for all in public life. For this she is much loved.

In the space of just a few days, and in a state of economic crisis, we have to face a change in Prime Minister and now in our Head of State.

With great poignancy, Owl attended the concert performed by Harry Christophers “Sixteen” in Exeter Cathedral last night. It was based around a performance of Hubert Parry’s “Songs of Farewell” composed in the aftermath of the first world war. 

The concert started with a prayer and period of silence.

It ended, and people left, in utter silence.

Farewell.