“Behold, I come quickly : blessed is he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book.” Says the Lord God. Then ” I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end , the first and the last.”
John was overwhelmed after he saw and heard these things and he fell down to worship the angel but the angel said “get up we both need to worship only God. We only keep the sayings in this book , we aren’t to be worshipped.”Revelations 22: 7, 8 sandy’s understanding,13. (The whole chapter sparkles like fire works!)
This large parade ground off White Hall is the site of the annual ceremonies of Trooping the Colours. This special evening the sky above it was lit up with the face of our late Queen and our new King. A fitting way to end and start a new year. May our capital be love.
Big Ben weighs 13.7 tonnes . It is the largest of the five bells. The architect Augustus Pugin designed the tower in a Gothic Revival style in 1859 . It has a 40 foot/ 12m square base with all four nations of the UK represented on the tower shields.
Rose for England.
Thistle for Scotland
Shamrock for Ireland
Leek for Wales
( An unexpected garden. I just love that!)
I wish you all a Happy New Year from London and may I be so brave as to say with Anne Frank:
“What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t even happened yet.”