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Armed Forces Day 2011 : Time to show your support

The Armed Forces day is Saturday, June 25, 2011. This is a celebration  to fly flags in honour of our men and women that are serving in the armed forces. There are a lot of activities that will be available. This day is a tribute to those who are risking it all because our freedom really is not free. These men and women are risking their lives to uphold our nations freedom. Our country was based on freedom and what we pay for it sometimes is sadly taken for granted. Our... Read More

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Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces day is Saturday, June 25, 2011. This is a celebration  to fly flags in honour of our men and women that are serving in the armed forces. There are a lot of activities that will be available. This day is a tribute to those who are risking it all because our freedom really is not free. These men and women are risking their lives to uphold our nations freedom. Our country was based on freedom and what we pay for it sometimes is sadly taken for granted. Our... Read More

Britannia Still Rules The Waves

P&O’s Newest Ferry the Spirit of Britain The largest ever ferry to operate between Calais and Dover recently took its maiden voyage. Here we pay homage to this £150 million, 49,000 tonne, 700ft long vessel. Background The Spirit of Britain operates in Dover, England, as a ferry boat crossing the English Channel from England to France. It is the name given to a ferry boat that was built by P & O Ferries of a ferry boat that is used to cross the English Channel to France. Its sister ship... Read More

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Tom Daley: Britain’s Diving Wonderboy

Take a virtual wander through the online retail community and you’ll find items like Union Jack hand held flags , Union Jack bunting and Union Jack swimming trunks have received significant sales boosts. Union Jack hand held flags are naturally the preferred choice for those for those fortunate enough to attend the recent 2010 Commonwealth Games. Union Jack hand held flags and Union Jack bunting could be making appearances at private viewing parties too. However, it’s pretty sure no one’s been tacking up or waving any Union Jack swimming trunks . Odds... Read More

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Who Puts the Pride into Britain?

From Union Jack suits to Union Jack evening dresses, the Pride of Britain Awards inspires the most patriotic among us. Celebrities take a back seat to some truly remarkable individuals from all walks of life. Young and old, these people put most of us to shame with their courage and bravery. Stories of amazing selflessness and kindness, mixed with heart rending tragedy and suffering, make for one of the most humbling nights. This Autumn, comes the Twelfth annual Pride of Britain Awards. A very special awards ceremony dedicated to recognizing... Read More

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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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Good Things About Great Britain

Are you heading out to the UK this summer? If not, then I recommend you go. Say goodbye to Uncle Sam and visit the home of the Queen. If you don’t like the Queen, here a few things you will enjoy. 1. Great Britain offers the real English language. Forget going to the bathroom and instead head out to the loo. Discover the proper, sophisticated language that outshines American slang. The British accent is also always fun to witness firsthand as well. 2. The UK is the home of Queen... Read More

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7 Reasons Why Americans Love Great Britain

Are you heading out to the UK this summer? If not, then I recommend you go. Say goodbye to Uncle Sam and visit the home of the Queen. If you don’t like the Queen, here a few things you will enjoy. 1. Great Britain offers the real English language. Forget going to the bathroom and instead head out to the loo. Discover the proper, sophisticated language that outshines American slang. The British accent is also always fun to witness firsthand as well. 2. The UK is the home of Queen... Read More

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Interesting facts about Great Britain

Are you heading out to the UK this summer? If not, then I recommend you go. Say goodbye to Uncle Sam and visit the home of the Queen. If you don’t like the Queen, here a few things you will enjoy. 1. Great Britain offers the real English language. Forget going to the bathroom and instead head out to the loo. Discover the proper, sophisticated language that outshines American slang. The British accent is also always fun to witness firsthand as well. 2. The UK is the home of Queen... Read More