Self Portrait

The Queen, innit

In a bizarre mix-up, Queen Elizabeth II has won the opportunity to paint a portrait of herself as a prize in a competition. The circumstances have yet to be confirmed but it is thought that Her Majesty may have inadvertently entered the competition one morning after colouring in a picture of herself on the back of a cereal packet.

The Queen, who has a BA in potato printing and studied macaroni pictures in Paris during her teenage years, has reportedly said that although portraiture has never been her thing she is nevertheless prepared to get stuck in and give it a bash 'for the good of the country'.


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