The incredibly "puzzling" thing one boy did for the Queen to cheer her up
While many members of the royal family have begun to return their normal lives, and even attend public engagements again - Queen Elizabeth is continuing to remain in lockdown in Windsor Castle.
Due to the royal’s older age, she is at higher risk for COVID-19 and that’s exactly why Essex boy Timothy Madders put his brain to the test and got to making Her Majesty the ultimate boredom buster present.
The seven-year-old "wanted to do something to cheer her up," his mother, Jo Madders, told the BBC.
And to do that, he configured a happiness-themed word puzzle in his “best handwriting.”
He included words like “smile”, “happiness,” “family” and “jolly.”
"She's probably wanting to keep herself busy," he explained.
— BBC Essex (@BBCEssex) July 10, 2020
Timothy included a short but heartfelt letter along with the puzzle, writing, "You might be feeling sad or lonely during lockdown, so I thought I could make a word search for you to cheer you up."
The gesture was well-received, with Timothy revealing he recieve a letter from one of the British monarch's ladies-in-waiting, expressing her gratitude.
“The Queen wishes me to write and thank you for your kind letter, and for the puzzle you have created especially for Her Majesty," the letter read.
“Your thoughtfulness is greatly appreciated, and the Queen hopes that you too are keeping safe and well in the current situation.
“I am to thank you very much indeed for writing as you did at this time."
Timothy said the letter "was very good and it was very important and made me happy that she liked it."
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