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An odd and ancient English tradition

There is nothing quite like a pub in England. I hadn’t realised this before jet-setting around the world but it’s nothing like the bars of the Mediterranean or North America. 938 more words


Traditions invented, preserved or living

So Carter @ Sometimes It’s Just A Cigar wrote about the invented “English tradition”, with particular reference to a picture (which I haven’t seen) of David Cameron with blackface Morris dancers. 1,470 more words

Communication Skills

Harold Bloom: Internalization of Romance Quest

What allies Blake and Wordsworth, Shelley and Keats, is their strong mutual conviction that they are reviving the true English tradition of poetry, which they thought had vanished after the death of Milton, and had reappeared in diminished form, mostly after the death of Pope, in admirable but doomed poets like Chatterton, Cowper, and Collins, victims of circumstance and of the false dawn of Sensibility.

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The English Lottery

Ketika saya bekerja di Jakarta hampir 10 tahun yang lalu, kadang-kadang di kantor ada pasar taruhan dalam rangka pertandingan sepakbola piala dunia, tapi saya tidak pernah ambil bagian dengan kegiatan itu. 411 more words


Søte scones - Sweet scones

 Norwegian and English recipes

Scones er en av mine favoritter og jeg liker å eksperimentere med ulike varianter av scones. Denne scones oppskriften er en veldig enkel og lett oppskrift, perfekt for når du får uventet besøk, eller simpelthen får lyst på noe søtt! 308 more words


Tea and Tradition

There are two big Ts in England
Tea and Tradition

Tea – more than a cuppa
Der englische Tee, mehr als nur Tee

Let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea… 1,121 more words


Soul Weaving

I am someone who has always been obsessed with yarn. From the moment my mother taught me to knit age 5 years old, fibre and the things that can be done with it have been how my soul expresses its passion and creativity. 1,226 more words

The Gods