LETTER: Her Majesty was right to shun train trip

I see that the Queen has once again demonstrated her concern for her subjects by cancelling a Christmas train trip for fear of infecting fellow travellers with her cold germs.

Wednesday, 4th January 2017, 3:41 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:52 pm
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If only more sniffling members of the general public could do the same.

Maybe they would realise that ‘coughs and sneezes spread diseases’ and do likewise - especially at this time of year.

God bless you, Ma’am!

John Eoin Douglas, via email