Pink Tractors and the Queen
Today's entry is just to make you smile. If you know me or if you have been a reader of this blog during October, you know how much I loathe the pink breast cancer culture. Biting my tongue and stopping my fingers, I will not get into it at this time (wait until October!), but I love this particular news item. Thanks to Barbara for passing it along.
This is from the BBC:
'Tickled pink' by birthday honours
A tractor-driving lady in pink who has raised thousands of pounds for
cancer research over the last decade has been named in the Queen's
A tractor-driving lady in pink who has raised thousands of pounds for cancer research over the
last decade has been named in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Anne Chapman, 72, from Diss, is receiving a British Empire Medal for her services to charity.
The organiser of the annual Pink Ladies Tractor Road Run through Harleston and the
surrounding Suffolk countryside said she was "humbled" by the honour.
She said: "This is not just for me but all the ladies in the pink cavalcade."
Mrs Chapman, better known as Annie, said the idea for the 20-mile (32km) "ladies tractor run"
came from her husband.
Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-norfolk-27836389#flyout-appearance