Farewell To The Queen

My first encounter with The Queen was in 1979 when she visited the country. Back then the airport was situated in what is now known as Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital.

This is before the powers that be figured out that an airport that close to the hustle and bustle of the city could result in aeroplanes crashing on top of people’s heads (and ruining their expensive hairstyles) or inside the stadium when a match is in full swing.

When the only queen known to man touches down in your country it is a big deal. We were hurriedly bundled out of classrooms and given little flags to wave to the queen as she made that long stroll with her queen strides waving to the multitudes.

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