It was a credit to the staff and made the old thing quite proud to be British.
Lady Arnold, our Deputy Lieutenant, did a superb job and, afterwards, at the informal reception, took the time to meet the new citizens, taking a genuine interest in their lives and aspirations.
Well done, all involved.
Her only moan was the fact that Mr Handel's music was played.
How nice to have had a sample of that great English composer, Mr Elgar