wordless wednesday: ew, that smell! uh-uh, not me!

March 9, 2015 at 11:20 pm 12 comments

location: her majesty’s royal palace and fortress, london, england


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Seizing the Moment Fallen

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  • 1. roth0003  |  March 10, 2015 at 2:27 am

    Is that a new uniform? The images I’ve seen of palace guards are quite different. And what does E R stand for?
    Nice shot, but I wish I knew more about the outfits these guys are wearing!
    Thanks for sharing at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/03/flying-high.html

    • 2. plaridel  |  March 10, 2015 at 10:37 am


      they must have different sets of uniform. ER stands for elizabetha regina – queen elizabeth in latin.

  • 3. mrspeterhall  |  March 10, 2015 at 4:10 am

    they look silly don’t they?

    • 4. plaridel  |  March 10, 2015 at 10:38 am


      i think ‘bored’ is more like it. 🙂

  • 5. milliethom  |  March 10, 2015 at 12:58 pm

    Good title for the photo. I think the ‘guards’ may well be bored, but wearing the costumes is all about tradition. It’s what tourists expect and want to see.

    • 6. plaridel  |  March 10, 2015 at 11:13 pm


      i think you’re right. they have to play the part for the tourists. 🙂

  • 7. Life in Pieces  |  March 10, 2015 at 6:26 pm

    Are they holding umbrellas? Strange thing for a guard.

    • 8. plaridel  |  March 10, 2015 at 11:14 pm


      yes, they are. the weather was iffy that day.

  • 9. Rhonda Albom  |  March 10, 2015 at 10:57 pm

    Hilarious caption. Thanks for the giggles. And, nice photo.

    • 10. plaridel  |  March 10, 2015 at 11:14 pm


      you’re welcome. i’m glad you liked it. 🙂

  • 11. Sheryl  |  March 11, 2015 at 5:44 am

    Love the beautiful window in the background! So much prettier than my plastic & wood double-hungs.

    • 12. plaridel  |  March 11, 2015 at 5:05 pm


      just wondering if your comment is for this post. or perhaps you’re speaking in metaphor? 🙂


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