I was a hugger. I’ve always been a hugger. I didn’t realize that is really jarring for a lot of Brits. I guess I started to understand very quickly that the formality on the outside carried through on the inside, that there is a forward-facing way of being, and then you close the door and […]
Great Britain Quotes
Britain isn’t without its faults, we know that. Many of its main issues have been self-inflicted of late, like Brexit. There’s also the very limited upper-crust pool from which British leaders are chosen. But on the whole it’s a pretty high-functioning country.
Democracy as we conceive it in the US will not survive in Britain or France after the war
Let us sing our own treasures, Old England’s good cheer, To the profits and pleasures of stout British beer; Your wine tippling, dram sipping fellows retreat, But your beer drinking Britons can never be beat. The French with their vineyards and meager pale ale, They drink from the squeezing of half ripe fruit; But we, […]