Wales: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Scotland: Flower of Scotland England: Jerusalem ?? If memory serves me correctly, it was in 2001 (or thereabouts) that I used my opinion column in the newspaper group for which I was senior editor to call for the British national anthem to be reserved for purely British use. … Continue reading ‘Hen Wlad’, ‘Flower of Scotland’ and ‘Jerusalem’?
Nationality and patriotism are areas that can both stir up strong emotional feelings that are mostly for the good but sometimes not. Of course, the most extreme forms of both are found in times of war or conflict between nations but, on a lesser scale, it flows across into the realms of sport. When I … Continue reading Support – a question of sport