Monthly Archives: October 2009

Customary Vs. Traditional

I have found in my watching of British television and cultural observation that the British use the word “Traditional” more than Americans do. I really noticed that the notion of tradition is more vocal here, however I think Americans have … Continue reading

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From October-Madrid

When I first stepped onto the plane to Spain I got a great taste of Spanish humor. Once we were in the air the flight attendant began to tell Spanish jokes over the loud speaker and all of the Spaniard … Continue reading

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Quakerism

Quakerism as a reaction to the British tradition In my American life I live in the City of Brotherly Love; Philadelphia. Philadelphia is the holy experiment of Englishman William Penn. William Penn got a Charter from the king of England … Continue reading

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Belgium video

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Belgium Photos

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“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 … Continue reading

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Photos from Spain

This a link to my facebook photos from Spain http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2019495&id=1471350140&l=744e3e6daa

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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