There has been much discussion about The Dress(es), The Kiss(es), The Speech, The Abbey, The Guests, The Outfits, The Cost and The Boon To The British Economy.
There have also been lots of comparisons drawn between the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana and Friday's festivities and I am of an age to remember both - having sufficient 'vintage' to remember the first and enough of my faculties still present to remember the second despite consumption of such English fare as Pimms (and the sugar loading that is scones with jam and cream).
But in the main, I want to say this...
They looked so happy. Like two people celebrating their choosing of a life together and basking in the affection and good wishes of everyone around them...just like a bride and groom should.
And I, along with approx. 24.5million others here in the UK, watched proceedings on Friday with a little tear in my Republican eye, raised my