Bonar Bridge decorations for the Queen’s coronation in 1953

Dad (Dr McGregor) decorated both the house and the garage with flags, bunting, and most exciting of all a Crown and Lion Rampant which lit up with coloured lights. It seemed absolutely magical to me aged seven who had never seen fairy lights before. I don’t think anyone had a TV in those days but there was a celebration which I assume fitted in with the Salmon Queen Week. There was a. . .

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