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Why I Love England: A Garden is More Than a Garden

It seems that anyone in England who owns a patch of ground, large or small, is compelled to make it into a thing of beauty or an expression of taste. 455 more words

British Isles

Cruising The British Isles In Search Of World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are natural and cultural sites located in 160 countries and recognized for their “outstanding universal value.” Once designated, these sites are provided with protection to help “safeguard extraordinary places for the enlightenment and enjoyment of future generations,” said Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO. 417 more words

Theme Cruises

UK: Highest June MSLP

I thought that I would look and see if the anticyclone just to the west of Ireland at the moment with a central pressure of 1042 hPa is at some kind of record levels for June in the British Isles. 390 more words

Synoptic Situation

1st of June 's

Here is a grid of MSLP charts for the UK for the 1st of June (a day rather special to me) from 1871 to 2013, the chart for last year is missing from the archives for some reason. 59 more words

Synoptic Situation

Princess Cruises to launch limited time deals on Europe sailings

Princess Cruises has announced price reductions on 28 Europe voyages, sailing from June-December, 2015. The cruises cover destinations including the Mediterranean, Norwegian Fjords and British Isles.   85 more words


Watching the White Wheat: Folksongs of the British Isles

Watching the White Wheat: Folksongs of the British Isles by King’s Singers

What is more beautiful than listening to the King’s Singers’ fantastic harmonies? Well, probably listening to the King’s Singers singing folksongs of the British Isles. 26 more words

Out Of The Basement

Why Marks & Spencer Makes Me Proud To Be British

It’s not often that an advert or commercial can get me talking, but good old Marks & Spencer have done that and, not only that, but what they have done makes me feel very proud to be British. 258 more words