Suffice it to say I grew up in a house where the Sex Pistols were played at me loudly from a young age. But I can’t deny that there have been two events in my time in London, where there has been a sense of community: the Royal Wedding and [...]Read more ›
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On a recent trip to England, I was struck by the amount of Union Jacks to be found on just about everything one can buy alongside many shops crammed with royal family merchandise. Admittedly, I have not visited for some time, but I could feel something of a buzz in [...]Read more ›
When I began writing this article I was bordering on cynical, but perhaps that’s just me feeling bitter and selfish for the fact that despite it being called the ‘Royal Mail’, the people in the postal service are (and rightly so) enjoying the double bank holiday meaning I won’t get the [...]Read more ›
I’m just going to come right out and say it. The current state of jubilation and excitement in the UK is making me feel rather giddy and sick. Like a cheesecake with slightly too much cheese, or the chocolate fudge cake that’s slightly too rich, I am feeling emotionally bloated by the [...]Read more ›