Patron Saints celebrated in the United Kingdom. Illustrations and a film clip of St. Nicholas of Myra. read more
The village of Haworth in Yorkshire nestles on the Pennines and is home to the Brontë sisters. Often referred to as Brontë Country, it's one of the most starkly beautiful places in England. read more
This is the legend of Saint George and the Dragon, a story that has lasted for over a thousand years. A hero, a damsel in distress, and a DRAGON! What more could a story ask for? read more
British and American English can be vastly different, much to the surprise and humor of everyone involved! Here are a few fun tidbits about how our neighbors speak across the pond. read more
England. what is there to miss about no longer living there. read more
The Patron Saint of England is St. George and his national
holiday is celebrated on April 23rd of every year. However, while researching Favorite Traditions to Celebrate St. George’s
Day I was surprised to learn that although this is England’s... read more
How did fish and chips become such a popular dish? Some credit Sir Walter Raleigh with introducing the potato into England; however, others dispute this claim. read more
This article is about an English traditional pass time. Essentially, that is ‘normal’ and keenly integrated into the English way of life. So, Car booting. What are car boots? car booting iscar booting is like a table top sale, a garage sale or fleamarket. Only, anyone can participate in one! It is where we go to sell our unwanted possessions from a car boot (the rear of the car). Yes, this has become an English traditional activity! The English used to be avid organisers of the tradition read more
Well, I must admit that I know little about St George's Day! However, I will start over from here, and will try to discover the importance of this day. I will try to create atleast one hub a day, and my hubs will be the trail of St George's Day! Wish me all the best!!
This article tells about one of Britain's best situation comedies Keeping Up Appearance which has not only been a hit in England but in America as well. read more
In the district of Cumbria is the charming little town of Kendal. Since my name is also Kendall I made sure it was a stop on my trek through England. Cumbria is also known as the Lake District which is known as the home to many English writers,... read more
April is National Humor Month, and Britishers discussed in this Hub all have a grand sense of humor and comic timing. April is also National Child Abuse Prevention Month, promoted by these stars. read more
The great British Pub is the mainstay of each community, right?
Well these days that statement is so wrong.
A Pub is a shortened name for a Public House. These used to be the traditional drinking... read more
Every year during springtime, April 23 to be exact, the English people celebrate their national day in remembrance of their patron saint -- St. George. St.George is the patron saint of England and he is depicted as a knight who fights dragons and... read more
English pubs, historic pubs, pub names, Inspector Morse, English pub, medieval inns, pubs of London, English pubs,Martha Grimes, Inspector Richard Jury, Welsh pubs - a fun round-up of articles about pubs read more
Have you noticed similarities between BBC actors and American television cartoons? read more
Centenary Clock Can you imagine your childhood fantasy land come back to life with wonderful creatures like Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck, Benjamin Bunny, Hunca Munca, Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Mr. Tod, or Flopsey, Mopsey, and Cottaintail? Now in... read more
This article is an overview of the way that English speakers swear and curse. Why we use the words we do and how it is possible to say the exact same thing but in a socially acceptable way. read more
Planning a visit to the Tower of London, or just curious about its history? I've compiled a list of odd and curious facts about the tower of London, along with some fantastic photos of the inside. read more
English weather is always too hot or too cold, too dry or too wet and forever a talking point read more
One of the many attractions in York, England: the medieval town. York, England is one of the oldest medieval towns that is still in operation. Because of this, York provides visitors with an intricate variety of both historical and modern... read more
Who doesn't love a good English sit-com or a joke reflecting the humorous side of life in the UK. In the article you will get to know more about the English situation comedies such as Keeping up Appearance and Waiting for God as well as a couple of good jokes thrown in. So if you would like to know more about the fascinating world of British comedy then read on. read more
England has had a colourful and turbulent history. The Hellfire Club of Sir Francis Dashwood is one of the more interesting and intriguing slices of English history. So what really did go on there? read more
Good old English Traditional culture. Here we have an article that focuses upon the charity shop - one of the best of institutions. On the high street or online here you will find lots of useful information on the subject. read more
England ha experienced a fashion and cultural revolution in the 1960'5. New forms of music, fashion and new found sexual liberation were a hallmark of the 1960's. read more
The Roman Empire spread throughout the Mediterranean, Northern Africa, Gaul, and eventually Brittania. They would have gone further north but those wily Scots (Celts and Saxons) were too much for the Romans. Emperor Hadrian decided to build a wall... read more
Britain has become known for its vast array of quality shops. Most famous of course are Harrods, Marks & Spencer. As well as a number of others. Quality merchandise set them apart. read more
England is full of beautiful historic places. Take the City of York it is over a thousand years old the original city is surrounded by a stone wall still intact and has an incredibly beautiful Cathedral. read more
Th law used in Australaia and other counties was developed in England read more
Despite its relative small size England has had a plethora of famous explorers. read more
Easter Monday is a elebrated Holiday in the UK, but is observed in other parts of the world as well. What's it all about? read more
Here is some interesting history behind the recipe I provide for a delicious traditional English Spice Cake. Try it this Easter. read more
For the first time since being here on Hub pages which is now approaching three years I have written in a Hub Mob challenge. Don't get me wrong it is not that I am anti-social !
Well that my story and I'm sticking to it but no I’ve never really... read more
This article covers the history of Scotland Yard. Some of the more colorful characters of Scotland Yard are discussed and the most interesting criminal cases are covered. read more
Once upon a time
He was my man
He love me and I love him
Those were the days
With my English gentleman
He followed me everywhere
And opened doors for me
I wore my skirt
And he wore his black tie
He was my English gentleman
He... read more
In this hub I will feature two of my favorite English singers who gave joy, fun, entertainment to the world, Elton John and John Lennon -- the two English music icons. There are thousands of talented English people from scientists, poets,... read more
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