Archive

August 2010

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Battle of Britain 70th Anniversary

2010 celebrates the 70th Anniversary of The Battle of Britain, a critical turning point of World War II and the first battle ever fought by air forces alone. Across the UK there will be celebrations of this incredible victory. Don’t be afraid to show your patriotism and celebrate veterans by donning your favourite union jack scarves, union jack bowlers, or even waving an RAF ensign flag. You can even grow your very own wing commanders moustache, purchase a commemorative edition 70th Anniversary Battle of Britain flag, or take your inflatable... Read More

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How To Decorate A Vuvuzela

Although the World Cup been and gone, you probably still have your vuvuzela gathering dust in the wardrobe. Well, now it’s about time to make some noise to cheer on British sports teams, up and down the land. So wipe away those cobwebs, give it a once over wipe and let’s give that vuvuzela a Union Jack makeover! This South African traditional horn can be purchased with brand names, graphics and colours already on them, but if you really want to show your own flare and style to decorate vuvuzela... Read More

Top 10 Best British Beach Guide for Families

A day at the seaside for a frolic in the sand and surf is a perfect family holiday. Britain is privileged with hundreds of fine beaches that are spacious and impressive, with good access and quality facilities. June to September is best for sunning, however in places the water may be rather cold until late summer when the coastal waters are at the warmest temperatures. The unreliable UK weather means an alternative to sunning is walking, and the best British beaches have lovely trails that are enjoyable even on a... Read More

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Last Night of the Proms

The Proms is a massive event in England. The full name of the celebration is The Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. Every year, these concerts are presented on English television by the BBC. The event lasts eight weeks and consists of daily concerts. Most of these concerts are held at the world-famous Royal Albert Hall, which is located in South Kensington, London. The history of these concerts would probably blow the mind of the average American. The concert series was started in 1895, and each season includes an average of seventy... Read More

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Union Jack Beach Towel

It’s summertime. Time for rest, for making happy memories, but most of all things – the best time to be on a sun lounger! This means that thousands and a thousand more tourists are heading right in this exact moment to occupy the few remaining “golden” spots on the beach (or around the coolness of the swimming pool). German Flag Towel War When talking about “Towel Wars”, nobody fights better than the two pretenders for the title – Germany and Great Britain. Oh, for those wars novels could be written... Read More

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German vs British Beach Towel War

It’s summertime. Time for rest, for making happy memories, but most of all things – the best time to be a sun lounger! This means that thousands and a thousand more tourists are heading right in this exact moment to occupy the few remaining “golden” spots on the beach (or around the coolness of the swimming pool). When talking about Towel Wars, nobody fights better than the two pretenders for the title – Germany and Great Britain. Oh, for those wars novels could be written and it’s for sure that... Read More