A vessel for the times

There’s been a lot of debate today in the Twittersphere about whether the Queen needs a new yacht or not, and whether the Guardian’s front page was a hideous mistake or a clever juxtaposition. (If you haven’t seen it – click here). Most people seem to feel that with the ship of state rocking in the financial storm it is not time for a new floating palace!

Ever since I first saw the little film below I have been looking for an excuse to use it, and the day of #yachtgate seems as good as any.

I find it charming, understated and beautiful. What do you think?

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