Over the last few days the Queen has been spotted behind the wheel as she drives out and about driving while staying in Balmoral.
The Queen has been seen driving at the head of a convoy of Land Rovers several times since her husband the Duke was admitted to Aberdeen hospital, although it is not thought that she has been driving to visit him.
The Duke of Edinburgh was in good enough spirits when he left Aberdeen Hospital after a five-day stay that he shared a joke with the staff.
The Duke of Edinburgh joked with Aberdeen Royal Infirmary staff as he bid farewell after five nights of care for a bladder infection.
The Duke of Edinburgh has spent a third night in Aberdeen's Royal Infirmary and is said to be responding well to treatment