With all the death and destruction throughout the world (mostly man-made) I thought it was wonderful to see millions of smiling faces celebrating the Royal Wedding.

All over the country, and the World, people were enjoying the occasion, none more so than the children, with all the glamour and pageantry only this country can provide.

I know some will say the money could have been put towards better things, but they should remember we are spending millions of pounds a day in Libya which has nothing to do with us, not to mention the other wars we are involved in, which again have nothing to do with us and which only cost us money – and our military personal their lives.

One can only wonder where the wedding critics would sooner have spent our money.

Keith Brooks, Gateley, Horspath