The Queen as you"ve never seen her before: A gin and Dubonnet to hand

The Queen as you"ve never seen her before: A gin and Dubonnet to hand

A gin and Dubonnet to hand, and an al fresco meal, the Queen as you”ve never seen her before

9:40 AM on 13th June 2011

A world away from state banquets: The Queen and Margaret enjoy a relaxed lunch at Glen Beg, Her MajestyA world away from state banquets: The Queen and Margaret enjoy a relaxed lunch at Glen Beg, Her Majesty”s log cabin on the Balmoral estate – with the Queen”s gin and Dubonnet perched on the side

The Queen and I: The Honourable Lady Margaret Rhodes sits resting with the Queen during a trek through deer-stalking area at Balmoral

The Queen and I: The Honourable Lady Margaret Rhodes sits resting with the Queen during a trek through deer-stalking area at Balmoral

The entertainer: The Queen Mother, sporting tartan and a sprig of heather in a jaunty hat, shares a joke with Margaret at the log cabin at Birkhall she named the Old Bull and Bush

The entertainer: The Queen Mother, sporting tartan and a sprig of heather in a jaunty hat, shares a joke with Margaret at the log cabin at Birkhall she named the Old Bull and Bush

Solitary moment: Prince Philip breaks into his sandwich box for a snack in the shade of a stone house built by Queen Victoria for Prince Albert at Balmoral

Solitary moment: Prince Philip breaks into his sandwich box for a snack in the shade of a stone house built by Queen Victoria for Prince Albert at Balmoral

Portrait of joy: A charming photo taken in the Balmoral woods perfectly captures the Queen Mother

Portrait of joy: A charming photo taken in the Balmoral woods perfectly captures the Queen Mother”s abiding love of the countryside

Words of wisdom: Prince Charles deep in conversation with his grandmother during a lunch in the sunshine on the Balmoral estate

Words of wisdom: Prince Charles deep in conversation with his grandmother during a lunch in the sunshine on the Balmoral estate

Enjoying the garden: Margaret with the Queen, resplendent in her kilt, pausing for a snap during a quiet stroll around Balmoral

Enjoying the garden: Margaret with the Queen, resplendent in her kilt, pausing for a snap during a quiet stroll around Balmoral