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Traditions of St George's Day

Never underestimate footnotes, as this was a little gem I picked up from a footnote to R L Smallwood and Stanley Wells’ edition to The Shoemaker’s Holiday… 219 more words

Snappy Facts

Georges one, three, four and two!

I had great fun creating these St Georges and princesses from Fimo clay to sell for a St George’s Fun Day.  Note some of the princesses have swords – girl power!  17 more words

Fimo

Diddly diddly

May wouldn’t be May without the all important St George’s Day celebrations on the sixth. Ivan & Elena often describe this event as as gypsy Christmas Day, and as such we are honoured to be invited to join them and be counted as part of the NovoP ‘Roma family’. 117 more words

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Día de Sant Jordi in Cataluña

Or St George´s day which was on 23rd April, I don´t know if I am ignorant or that I never fully take in my surrounding but this day is celebrated with much more pomp and style than it is in Manchester. 1,143 more words

AuPairing

Victory in Europe in May 1945 ~ England's massive role

On Monday the 7th May 1945, German armed forces surrendered and the continent of Europe (as distinct from the political EU) was liberated.

England and the English played a huge part in the struggle which led to that victory which should now be recognised and celebrated. 227 more words

English Democrats

A Brit in Spain...

I thought I’d better do a blog post as it’s been over a month since my last one! This is partly due to me being so busy what with popping back to England and seeing my lovely family and friends, but also due to me having a couple of rough weeks since getting back to Spain. 596 more words

Thirdyearabroad

St. George's Day

Here’s one of those funny English traditions that make me go… hmm. I suspect it makes a lot of English people go hmm as well. 423 more words

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