FROMChris Bond of Truro attended the false in state of queen mother in 2002 and expected to be fewer of waiting to meet Queen Elizabeth after joining in queue at 7 o’clock in the morning on another side of Thames to the palace of Westminster.
Mr Bond wearing a black tie and jacket, said that in 2002, “I saw the procession pass at the horse guard parade, and then by the time I made my way down i really started queue Correctly down the Wheel of the Millennium, and then took to me six hours to progress from there.”
“It was six hour when I entered Westminster.”
He added: “Of course, standing in line all day is quite difficult, but when walk through these doors into Westminster Hall, this marvelous historic building was great meaning of quieter and one it was said that you take as much time as you like and that’s it just marvelous.”
In preparation for This time, Mr. Bond brought chips, nuts, energy bars and bottles. of water, and he said he was “well-equipped” for duration.
He said: “We know the queen was good age and she served the country for a long time, but we hoped that this day would never come.
“But he came, and I think she was undoubtedly our most distinguished monarch.”