I don’t know about you, but when I have a bit of a do to celebrate a birthday or some other noteworthy event, I like my modest abode to look its best. So that requires a deeper clean than normal.
No corners can be cut: the sofa has to be moved and the Hoover gets to places it doesn’t ordinarily visit; the comforting aroma of Mr Sheen fills the air and all the glasses for the celebratory toasts are positively gleaming.
Like the rest of you, I only have one birthday a year where I have to go to such lengths. But there is one person in the realm that gets the birthday treatment twice a year and here of course I’m talking about HM Queen Elizabeth II. Continue reading