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Wascana Park - Is It Similar to Stanley Park?

After visiting the RCMP Museum, we returned to the campground for lunch and walking the dogs. We arrived in clear, blue skies, but an hour later it had changed to, you guessed it – dull, grey and overcast. 604 more words

Saskatchewan. Regina

Shakespeare, David Beckham, bad food and worse weather: What the rest of the world really thinks of the UK

David Beckham. Big Ben. Binge drinking. Bad weather.

These are just some of the things that come to the mind of foreign people when asked what they think of the UK, according to a study by the British Council. 282 more words

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Crown chat

Look up grouse before you run one over…. :D

Lee Harvey Oswald or John Wilkes Booth? Your Majesty, these two confuse me endlessly.

In some non-Commonwealth countries, some subjects sniff rugby, not play it. 890 more words

ABC Wednesday

The Commonwealth Games and the Royal Photobomb

The Commonwealth Games kicked off last week in Glasgow, and so far have produced two incredible royal snaps.


First, members of the Australian hockey team were epically photobombed by Her Majesty herself (she’s even smiling!). 36 more words

British Royals

Day 160: Family ties

Monday, 9 June 2014

I recently read an article by Mabel Kwong addressing why Asians generally don’t say “I love you” to their parents. I gave a moment to contemplate that and another of her pieces about… 457 more words

365 Day Photos

Rare footage of Royal Childhood from the Buckingham Palace Exhibition

Buckingham Palace has released unseen footage – some footage dating back 80 years – in celebration of a new exhibition titled ‘Royal Childhood’ which will run from 26th July 2014 to 28th September 2014. 53 more words

Vernon Corea

Treasures of London - Swiss Court...

In the hubbub of the West End, it’s easy to walk past the colourful monuments of Swiss Court without realising their significance is. 

Located between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square, the area was formerly home of the Swiss Centre, completed in the late 1960s as a showcase and trade centre for Switzerland. 189 more words

Monuments, Memorials, And Gateways