i’m not sure how many visitors will be aware, but in southern england we’ve already got a hose pipe ban as we’ve had two very dry winters (apparently). that and the victorian pipes carrying our water supply around are all leaky and no one can find any victorians to get a refund.
anyway … here’s the queen blatantly flouting the rules, or is she …
well, it seems she might not be as there was this funny bubbly thing in St James’ Park (and the hose pipe in the background). so i think she was just draining her lake instead. hopefully no pelicans will have been sucked up