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Ryder Cup Memories

The Ryder cup is always an excellent event of golfing brilliance, bringing together some of the best golfers across Europe and the United States. This years’ event was to be held at the Celtic Manor Resort in South Wales. With its lush green hills and plenty of water hazards it can be a testing course for the best of the professionals. As usual the Ryder cup has once again attracted its’ following clan; of USA flag bearing and Union Jack Baseball Cap wearing supporters. It seems like the good Welsh... Read More


Pope visits Britain

The Pope’s visit to England comes exactly one year after Pope Benedict XVI proposal to the Church of England to return to the Roman Catholic Church. To show the Pope’s willingness to accept the Anglican Churches traditions which include married clergy, the Pope agreed to allow the Anglican Church to keep that tradition which is decidedly different from traditional Roman Catholic qualifications for the priesthood. To show appreciation for the Pope’s understanding of Anglican ways, you can announce to the Pope your English heritage by wearing a Union Jack Blanket... Read More

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Wimbledon Tennis Tournament 2010

There is the Australian Open, Monty Carlo, French Open, and then there is Wimbledon. While each tournament has its own significance, Wimbledon stands alone in its prestige. This is the one place in tennis where anything could happen. The epic 2008 final showdown match between Nadal and Federer lasted for over five hours. Therefore, you need to be prepared if history is to repeat itself. Here are some of the essentials preparations for watching tennis at Wimbledon, including some staple essentials, like a Union Jack hand flag, for showing your... Read More

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Armed Forces Day Party

Armed Forces Day was first held in the United Kingdom in 2009, it followed the first Veterans Day which was recognised in 2006. This day was created to honour the men and woman serving the UK Armed Forces who have and continue to serve their country. It was put into place after reports in 2008 told stories of airmen being unable to wear their uniforms in public due to abuse from citizens regarding things that had occurred in Iraq and Afghanistan. This year, the National Event will be held in... Read More


Celebrating the British Banger

Britons who love their sausage, and who doesn’t, are looking forward to the annual British Sausage Week, which this year runs from 5-11 November. Few foods are as associated with British cooking more than the British banger. It is right up there with Fish and Chips, and a beef joint. Sausage is a worldwide delight having originated in the Middle East some 5,000 years ago and spread around the globe. Brought to Britain by the Romans during their occupations, it was deemed worthy of adoption and has been a British... Read More

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Union Jack Party Decorations

There are many occasions that call for happy celebrations. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or a holiday, there is nothing better than breaking out the party decorations and gathering all your friends and family for a good day of fun and festivities. Sometimes the celebration is in honour of your country. If you live in the UK, there are plenty of reasons to take pride of your English blood. When throwing celebrations to show off your patriotism, make sure all your guests are aware of your love for your country.... Read More

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Eurovision Song Contest

The 56th Eurovision song contest is to be held on May 10, 12 and 14, 2011 in the LTU arena in Dusseldorf. After last year’s contribution from the German interpreter Lena Meyer-Mandruth, Germany won the contest in Oslo. Basically, five countries are directly set up for the final round. This includes the host (Germany) and the rest of the so-called “Big Five”, which are the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy and France. The remaining 38 participating countries compete in one of the semi-finals on May 10 and May 12 before the... Read More

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Royal Wedding Countdown

The world has had front row seats inside the lives of Prince William and Kate Middleton ever since the announcement of their engagement a few months back. We know that Prince William proposed using his late mother Diana’s engagement ring. We know that they have dated for several years and the first time he saw her was on a runway at a charity event wearing a see through gown. We are just days away from the Royal Wedding and there are many details, are you in the loop? Here is... Read More

Royal Wedding Invitations are in the Post

Rush to your mailbox. The most anticipated royal wedding invitations since the marriage of Lady Diana and Prince Charles in 1981 have been mailed. Prince William and his bride to be, Kate Middleton have narrowed their guest list down to a mere 1900. The celebration is to take place at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. Among those included on the guest list are close friends and family of the couple, heads of state and military personnel that serve with the Prince. A-listers such as Great Britain’s David and Victoria... Read More


St Andrew’s Day

On November 29, 2006, the Scottish Parliament passed the St Andrew’s Day Bank Holiday (Scotland) Act 2007. Queen Elizabeth II gave the St. Andrew’s Day Bank Holiday (Scotland) Act 2007 Royal Assent on January 15, 2007. Scotland celebrated its very first St Andrew’s Day bank holiday and social event on November 30, 2007. The momentous occasion launched a renewal of Scottish cultural interest. The Scottish government marked the celebrations of Scottish culture which is now celebrated around the world. In celebration of this most prestigious holiday, public buildings throughout Scotland... Read More