Here we have the sun shining brightly on May Day and all the little ones are allowed out from school to view the new statue of the Queen. After great arguments, to the relief of many, Damien First was not selected for this most important commission. Basil de Woodford and Sir Thomas Chutney had raised the money for this wonderful creation. They felt that it might be a diplomatic act on their part to make the Queen look more kindly on unruly Greconville. "It's as well that she is unaware of the shenanigans taking place in Agar Hall" remarked Cook to Hilda. "She wouldn't be so hoity-toity about Grecondale if someone blew the whistle on that!" Hilda agreed, especially since Agar Hall had opened under the patronage of the Queen herself.