St George's Day and everything English

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  1. Princessa profile image85
    Princessaposted 8 years ago

    St George's Day and everything English

  2. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    Patron Saints celebrated in the United Kingdom. Illustrations and a film clip of St. Nicholas of Myra. read more

  3. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    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

  4. Paradise7 profile image81
    Paradise7posted 8 years ago

    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

  5. Jane Grey profile image90
    Jane Greyposted 8 years ago

    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

  6. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago

    England. what is there to miss about no longer living there. read more

  7. Money Glitch profile image77
    Money Glitchposted 8 years ago

    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

  8. Bob Ewing profile image55
    Bob Ewingposted 8 years ago

    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

  9. shazwellyn profile image65
    shazwellynposted 8 years ago

    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

  10. Hungry-n-Foolish profile image59
    Hungry-n-Foolishposted 8 years ago

    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!!

  11. Internetwriter62 profile image79
    Internetwriter62posted 8 years ago

    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

  12. Kendall H. profile image82
    Kendall H.posted 8 years ago

    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

  13. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    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

  14. ethel smith profile image83
    ethel smithposted 8 years ago

    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

  15. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    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

  16. RedElf profile image89
    RedElfposted 8 years ago

    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

  17. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    Have you noticed similarities between BBC actors and American television cartoons? read more

  18. Kendall H. profile image82
    Kendall H.posted 8 years ago

    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

  19. iantoPF profile image80
    iantoPFposted 8 years ago

    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

  20. Jane Grey profile image90
    Jane Greyposted 8 years ago

    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

  21. ethel smith profile image83
    ethel smithposted 8 years ago

    English weather is always too hot or too cold, too dry or too wet and forever a talking point read more

  22. Jane Grey profile image90
    Jane Greyposted 8 years ago

    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

  23. Internetwriter62 profile image79
    Internetwriter62posted 8 years ago

    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

  24. CMHypno profile image93
    CMHypnoposted 8 years ago

    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

  25. shazwellyn profile image65
    shazwellynposted 8 years ago

    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

  26. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago

    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

  27. Kendall H. profile image82
    Kendall H.posted 8 years ago

    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

  28. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago

    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

  29. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago

    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

  30. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago

    Th law used in Australaia and other counties was developed in England read more

  31. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago

    Despite its relative small size England has had a plethora of famous explorers. read more

  32. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    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

  33. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    Here is some interesting history behind the recipe I provide for a delicious traditional English Spice Cake.  Try it this Easter. read more

  34. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago

    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

  35. Pamela99 profile image91
    Pamela99posted 8 years ago

    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

  36. alexandriaruthk profile image75
    alexandriaruthkposted 8 years ago

    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

  37. alexandriaruthk profile image75
    alexandriaruthkposted 8 years ago

    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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