For once we weren’t afraid to fly our national flag. Our emblem. The most visible symbol of our country’s greatness - says Patrick Christys

What was the highlight of yesterday for you? Was it that unbelievable flyover? Those adorable shots of Prince Louis covering his ears?

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What was the highlight of yesterday for you? Was it that unbelievable flyover? Those adorable shots of Prince Louis covering his ears?

The sight of a man in a kilt firing a flaming arrow onto a pontoon, lighting a beacon.

A beacon to represent what a beacon of strength and hope our dear Queen has been throughout the course of the last 70 years.

Beacons to represent the fact that, during this country’s darkest times, she has always been our shining light.

Was it the fact Harry and Meghan were relegated to the side rooms? They were put firmly in their place.

Aircraft spelt out a '70' during an incredible flypast to mark the Platinum Jubilee.
Aircraft spelt out a '70' during an incredible flypast to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

Was it the fact Prince Andrew wasn’t there?

Gosh, it could be that there flags everywhere, the bunting, the pageantry. The sense of national pride. People queuing for, well, quite possibly days just to get a glimpse of our lovely Queen.

For once we weren’t afraid to fly our national flag. Our emblem. The most visible symbol of our country’s greatness – when that flag flies high everybody around the world takes notice.

I tell you what my best bit was though…well…just the fantastic day I had. GB News sent me to the oldest freehouse in the country, the Royal Standard of England Pub.

The Queen was present on the Buckingham Palace balcony for the celebrations.
The Queen was present on the Buckingham Palace balcony for the celebrations.

I got to get in a bright red soft-top Jaguar, eat the best pub grub I’ve ever had, couple of real ales of course, meeting the wonderful people of Beaconsfield who came out in force to celebrate the Jubilee. The sun was shining, the conversation was flowing and we just came together to commemorate the lifetime of service our Queen has given us. It was, frankly, a very British do. And I loved it.

Patrick Christys has criticised the BBC's coverage of the occasion.
Patrick Christys has criticised the BBC's coverage of the occasion.

Perhaps you had a street party? Met with loved ones?

There are so many highlights aren’t there? So many things to choose from. So many really good, positive things.

But what did Nicholas Witchell of the BBC choose to go in with on the BBC 10 o’clock news? The Queen looking frail, suffering discomfort, using a walking stick, not attending the service in St Paul’s today.

What a miserable little man. Typical BBC, got to find the negative. Only the BBC could look at an occasion like the Jubilee and suck the flipping life out of it.

The Queen is 96-years-old. I’d like to see what Witchell looks like at that age.

Why on earth did they focus on her mobility issues when there was all of that going on as well.