• I have just returned home from viewing the flotilla from the banks of the Thames.
Apparently, it was the biggest such event since 1662.
Alas, I am left with the words of that Peggy Lee song resonating in my head, 'Is That All There Is?'
How about 1,000 caravans next, travelling in a stately procession along the M25? And after that? Are we going to recreate the 1665 Great Plague? Or the 1666 Great Fire?
David 'Dai' Woosnam
Scartho, Grimsby, England