News coming in from Buckingham Palace reveals that doctors have counseled Queen Elizabeth for a respite of at least a couple of weeks. The monarch, aged 95, had to pull out of the climate summit in Scotland a couple of days ago based on medical advice.
Physicians have concluded that Queen Elizabeth can continue with sparse desk-bound duties through this period. She has been advised not to partake in any official engagements and conduct only virtual meetings.
Queen Elizabeth will be absent from the November 13 Festival of Remembrance. But despite the advice of doctors, she is eager to be present at Remembrance Day a day later. Remembrance Day is observed on the 2nd Sunday every November. The queen leads the nation in remembering those who passed away in various conflicts, including World Wars.
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Queen Elizabeth continues to attend to light duties. Even on Friday, she had recorded her remarks at the summit. She even took part in multiple virtual events. It included Thursday’s virtual ceremony to present David Constantine with a gold medal, an award which comes almost 9 decades later.
Queen Elizabeth appeared to be in a good mood as she handed over the poetry prize to the English poet after he retired from the summit over poor health. She presented the ‘Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry from Windsor Palace. She stated that she was very glad to meet the poet, if only ‘mechanically.’
In recent months, Queen Elizabeth has been advised to go easy on her martinis and give up horse riding. Earlier this month she was accompanied to Westminster Abbey for a Service of Thanksgiving in the company of Princess Anne.