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Gin O'Clock

Gin O’clock: Secret diaries from Elizabeth Windsor, HRH @Queen_UK [of Twitter]

By The Queen [Of Twitter]

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The Queen's diary for 2011 covering all the big events of the year - two Royal weddings, the phone hacking scandal, and the Duke of Edinburgh's tarts and vicars-themed 90th birthday party

For the first time, Her Majesty's diaries are opened...
'Had Mrs "call me Carole" Middleton on the phone after lunch. Wanting to check "our outfits don't clash on the big day". One seriously doubts they would.'
Queen of sixteen sovereign nations, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith. She's one of the world's most well-known and powerful leaders and has reigned for almost 60 years. She's been privy to every major event and decision. But what does she really think?
'One does enjoy the Eurovision Song Contest. Lovely to be reminded how much more civilised the British are than our European neighbours. Royal Eurovision Fancy Dress Party to celebrate. Unfortunately Camilla misread the invitation as 'Euro-tunnel Fancy Dress Party' and came as a train.'
Taking in the momentous events of 2011, including two Royal Weddings, the phone hacking scandal and the Duke of Edinburgh's 90th Birthday Tarts and Vicars Party, these diaries reveal the seldom-seen workings of state and reveal how an octogenarian is quietly ruling the world and still has time for a gin.
'No, Mr Clegg, people born in Libya are not "Librarians".
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Biographical Notes

By the Grace of God, Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, wife to the DoE, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

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  • ISBN: 9781444738957
  • Publication date: 27 Oct 2011
  • Page count: 288
  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
Our favourite tweeter is publishing her diary. Here's The Queen (of Twitter's) guide to festive etiquette. — Marie Claire
Witty and irreverent peeks at the innermost thoughts of the Royal Family. — Choice
The clever folk at Hodder & Stoughton have teamed up with the mystery person behind the tweets to create a new book, naturally called Gin O'Clock, purporting to be the secret diary of Elizabeth Windsor. — Bar Magazine
It's the sort of book to leave beside the loo, a jokey compilation you can dip in and out of - though I will be reading it from cover to cover, grinning from ear to ear because of its sharp, quick-witted and always apt sending-up of people with a public life. — foodepedia (blog)
easily one of the funniest fictional Twitter accounts — Styleandthensome (blog)
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