“Heres looking at you,Kid.”

3.)   All Quite on the English Front I went to an English national love fest. It was a football match between England and White Russia (Belarus). From the experience of being among the English as they enjoyed their national sport I was allowed the chance to see something quite unique. Notice that the home team was England and not Britain. The English, who have a … Continue reading “Heres looking at you,Kid.”

Shared Values

1.) The British, American and Japanese Similarities. When I lived in Japan I was exposed to the far eastern reaches of British influence. The Japanese were infatuated with the English. The English were capitalist progresses who, without attempted Japanese imperialism or participation in bombing Japan, seemed like a benevolent people to emulate. The Japanese borrowed many customs from the British during the 1800 hundreds.  You … Continue reading Shared Values

The Changing Face

In 1948 the British Empire changed the face of its homeland by granting all Royal Subjects the right to United Kingdom Citizenship. This opened the door to England for the Indians and Blacks. In 1948 the first Ship from Jamaica brought black men to England from American colonies. It carried only 500 people. Previous to 1948 the only black people in the United Kingdom had … Continue reading The Changing Face

The Lake District

This weekend I went to Northern England on a school organized field trip. I went on a tour of the area affectionately called the “Lake District”. The Lake District is called this because the slightly mountainous area has thirty-nine lakes. The mountains, which surround the lakes, are some of the oldest mountains in the world and due to this are some of the smallest mountains … Continue reading The Lake District