Thursday, August 20, 2009

Goodbye Your Majesty

When I was seven I felt sure the Queen would want to know that I was about to leave her kingdom. And so I wrote to Her Majesty informing her of my impending departure for a country as far away as I could go - New Zealand. I told her I was unconvinced that a ship of that size would stay afloat but hopefully I would be proved wrong. Because it was an official missive I used the name that appeared on my birth certificate (but my contrary mother never used.)

Here is her reply;


Andrei said...

That is so cool - I bet you were really buzzed when you got that letter.

Lucy said...

I love it!!! How wonderful that the Queen responded to a little girl.

wino said...

How awesome!