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’?
It’s time to say a final goodbye to summer and welcome the longer winter nights as Europe put the clocks back early Sunday morning while the USA follows suit next weekend. Once again, as soon as Britain’s daylight saving time ends and the clocks go back one hour, there are calls to end the practice, … Continue reading Longer winter nights spark daylight saving debate