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Well done Ben!

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Steve, Luke and I have just got back from a wonderful trip to the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst, where we had gone to watch Ben's Sovereign's Parade and attend his commissioning ball. I am so proud I could burst!

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This is Ben just after completing the Sovereign's Parade - a big sigh of relief all round, after all the tension of the last few weeks!

 After the parade we had a lovely lunch then in the evening there was a gorgeous ball, themed as Alice in Wonderland, complete with a rabbit-hole entrance to the marquee and a mad hatter! There was also a spectacular firework display.

And this is my gorgeous son in his new mess dress ready to join his new regiment! Doesn't he look handsome!

Ben in mess dress

 I am struggling a bit with a hangover, so will add more in the next few days and keep you posted on his progress!

Tina xx

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  1. Brigitte

    Wow, you must be so so proud of your dashing son. Glad to hear that you all had a wonderful time. Did you shed a tear or two? Hope that you've got over the hangover! xx Yes I am very proud and tears were shed! You can't help remembering them as a little lad and wondering just how they got to be so special!

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