|One of many views of the Thames for the ticketless at Tower Bridge|
|Not exactly preaching to the converted. Good on them.|
Much further on we eventually found a spot for the great unwashed to look back towards where the pageant would finish and the taller ships were moored. Half the assembled crowd looked a bit narked. The other half, mostly tourists, were delighted to be allowed watch from a distance the approach, in 4 hours time, of a Queen and her entourage who were made up of people just like the public, enemies of the public, born into a position of high social standing whose role in life is to maintain this inequality to past down to their offspring. That is their job. They're doing it wonderfully. They must wonder how we let them get away with it. As do I.