The Queen is Dead. Long Live the King.

Faye Baker
9 min readSep 9, 2022
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second. Photo by Mathew Browne on Unsplash

The sad news that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II died on the 8th of September 2022, at the age of 96, must have reached all parts of the globe by now. It marks the end, not so much of an era but of an age. The reign Queen Elizabeth coincided with possibly the greatest flourishing of human development since the Renaissance, not just in the UK but around the world. A golden age in which man went from the devastation and…

Faye Baker

Writer, thinker and inveterate maker. Part-time Cognitive scientist. Retired technical author and software developer. Avid reader about climate and ecosystems.