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Great Britons!

Wow, we have some sporty people here in the UK!

Kicking off the weekend down-under on Saturday morning, the British and Irish Lions made history by beating Australia with a very convincing scoreline of 16-41 to earn a 2-1 series victory. 239 more words

British Summer TIme

Legendary ex-Grimsby Town manager features on new Royal Mail stamp

It’s not every day that someone connected to Grimsby Town makes a stamp! Although Bill Shankly is best remembered for his managerial career at Liverpool, it’s often forgotten one of the greatest managers of all time actually cut his teeth at Blundell Park. 196 more words

Grimsby Town

Chicken or beef this was not.

I’ve enjoyed the hospitality of British Airway’s cuisine twice in the last 12 hours.    Most recently on my early morning flight from LHR to Zürich (as I write this entry) with a decent hot breakfast served in 1F but it’s last night’s dining experience which will prove the most memorable. 440 more words

British Airways

Great Britons:sportspeople

Ben Ainslie: most successful British Olympic sailor
Official website – Sports Reference profile

Roger Bannister: the first runner to break the 4 minute mile… 110 more words

Great Britons